Sri Lanka gamers Jeffrey Vandersay and Ashen Airport had been stretchered off the field after an ugly collision throughout the third and ultimate ODI towards India in Thiruvananthapuram on Sunday.
India captain Rohit Sharma received the toss and opted to bat first at the Greenfield International Stadium, and the Men in Blue had been marching in direction of a giant complete when the incident befell in the forty third over.
Virat Kohli pulled the fifth supply of Chamika Karunaratne’s over to the deep sq. leg boundary and each Vandersay and Bandara chased the ball. They then selected to slip and cease the white leather-based however that noticed them collide with severe pressure. From the bare eye, it appeared as if whiplash did the most injury, significantly to Vandersay.
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The Sri Lankan group physio got here out onto the field in a flash and checked up on the pair. Eventually, each gamers had been taken again on stretchers.
Thankfully, the fast accidents didn’t look like fairly as dangerous for Vandersay and Bandara although they had been examined for concussion.
Dhananjaya De Silva and Dunith Wellalage had been known as in as substitutes for the injured fielders.
Play resumed seven minutes later permitting Kohli to reach the three-figure mark. He remained unbeaten on 166 (110), taking India’s complete of 390/5.
Brief Scores: India 390/5 (Virat Kohli: 166 not out, Shubman Gill: 116) versus Sri Lanka.