Zimbabwe player Kevin Kasuza has been ruled out with an internal head injury after being hit by a ball while fielding in the ongoing Harare Test match.
26-year-old opening player Kevin Kasuza sustained a soft injury to the skull after being hit by a ball in the head while fielding for the ongoing Harare Test against Sri Lanka. The incident happened when Kasuza used the position where he tucked his head downwards and between the legs. However, his low squat wasn’t low enough and the ball hit the right side of his helmet.
Kasuza took his helmet off after the batsmen were able to score two runs. Upon removing his helmet, he appeared to be dizzy. It was wicketkeeper Regis Chakabva who assisted Kasuza to stay on his feet for a short while before going to the ground. He walked off the field with the doctors who helped him regain his balance.
CT scans prove that he is not suffering from a concussion. However, other hospital tests state that the 26-year-old player sustained a soft injury in the skull. Kasuza is set to undergo some tests to determine if he is stable enough to play in the next matches of Zimbabwe. Should he not pass the tests, he will temporarily be replaced by either Timycen Maruma or Brian Mudzinganyama.
Zimbabwe’s next match against Sri Lanka is set to happen on January 27 and end on the 31st. To know more about cricket, head over to Betwala.
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