Jeremy Solozano injury video: Debutant Solozano stretchered off the field after coping a blow on the helmet

Dixit Bhargav
|Published 21/11/2021

Jeremy Solozano injury: The debutant West Indian batter was taken off the ground on a stretcher after a serious head injury.

During the first day of the first Test of the ongoing West Indies’ tour of Sri Lanka in Galle, debutant West Indies batter Jeremy Solozano suffered a nasty head injury while fielding at short-leg.

It all happened on the fourth delivery of the 24th over when Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne pulled a rank short Roston Chase delivery with disdain. Solozano, who was fielding at short leg, was in no position to get down in time to avoid getting hit.

As a result, the ball hit him right in the middle of the grille of his helmet as a part of the helmet fell down. In what was doubtlessly a brutal blow, Solozano was seen immediately lying on the ground.

Despite receiving on-field medical attention, Solozano didn’t look at ease by any means. The 26-year old player eventually had to be stretchered off the ground at the Galle International Stadium.

“Debutant Jeremy Solozano was stretchered off the field after receiving a blow to his helmet while fielding. He has been taken to the hospital for scans. We are hoping for a speedy recovery,” Cricket West Indies tweeted to provide an official update around Solozano’s injury.

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After winning the toss and electing to bat, Karunaratne and opening partner Pathum Nissanka put together 61 runs in 27 overs in the first session today.

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Dixit Bhargav

Dixit Bhargav

Born and brought up in Pathankot, Dixit Bhargav is an engineering and sports management graduate who is currently into his fifth year as a Cricket Editor at The SportsRush. His first cricketing memory dates back to 2002 when former India captain Sourav Ganguly had waved his jersey at the historic Lord’s balcony. What followed for an 8-year-old was an instant adulation for both Ganguly and the sport. The optimist in him is waiting for the day when Punjab Kings will win their maiden Indian Premier League title. When not watching cricket, he is mostly found in a cinema hall watching a Punjabi movie.

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