CPL 2019: Andre Russell stretchered off the sphere after being hit on the again of neck


Russell has been dominated out of the rest of the CPL season.

Andre Russell
Andre Russell. (Photograph Supply: Twitter)

Caribbean Premier League (CPL) that was began again in 2013 has witnessed tons and many huge moments throughout its reign and it’s presently in its sixth successive season. On Thursday although each fan witnessed a terrifying incident in a match between Jamaica Tallawahs and St Lucia Zouks. It took away the breath of everybody whereas Andre Russell was batting.

The incident befell within the 14th over of the match. Russell until then had confronted 2 balls and was nonetheless ready for his account of runs to get opened. On the fifth supply of the over, the West Indies all-rounder failed to attach the brief ball bowled by Hardus Viljoen which struck on his helmet close to the proper ear.

It appeared that there was no neck guard on the batsman’s helmet and the influence was so dangerous that he fell on the sphere on the very second. After this, all of the Zouks fielders then got here to take away his helmet and Russell was then taken for the scan. Within the meantime, physio was seen on the bottom for medical help.

Andre Russell moderately obtained up quickly after getting hit however fell on the bottom once more which elevated issues amongst followers and the gamers. The sight at that second seemed fairly scary. It gave a flashback of an incident that befell in 2014 the place the Australian Cricketer Phil Hughes handed away on account of a extreme bouncer which struck his head close to the proper ear precisely the place Russell obtained hit.

Russell more likely to be dominated out of the motion for subsequent two days

After the blow, the West Indies all-rounder was stretchered off the sphere. Later, in a medical replace, the franchise confirmed that the star all-rounder hadn’t suffered a severe harm and is more likely to be dominated out of the motion for the following two days.

At the moment, Jamaica Tallawahs are on the final place with three direct losses in three matches which places them in a tricky state of affairs. They’re struggling to complete the drought of win. Final evening Jamaica Tallawahs put up a rating of 170 in 20 over’s, which the St Lucia Zouks chased down the entire with 20 balls to spare.

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