“Ball ko dekhkar toot gaya hoga”, Dhawan to Samson after blow to neck

Shikhar Dhawan scored his second half-century on the run against India A. The left-handed batsman scored a 36-ball 51 including five fours and two sixes.

Shikhar Dhawan copped a terrible blow on his neck in an endeavor to play a scoop shot off Beuran Hendricks' short ball in the fifth informal ODI between India An and South Africa An on Friday. The episode occurred in the third over of the primary innings of the run-shortened 20-overs per side game at Greenfield International Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram. After the compulsory concussion test, Dhawan kept on playing regardless of the noticeable swelling on his neck.

Dhawan shared a video of the episode on his Instagram handle. He was endeavoring a scoop shot wide outside the off-stump and bowler Beuran Hendricks finished him a short conveyance. It hit Dhawan on the neck however he had the option to keep playing after the compulsory concussion test.

Dhawan scored his second half-century on the run against India A. The left-gave batsman scored a 36-ball 51 including five fours and two sixes. The 33-year-old shared a 135-run on the second wicket with Sanju Samson. The organization laid a stage for India A to post a major aggregate.

The Delhi Capitals opener posted a video of the episode with an inspirational statement:

Samson commented on his post uncovering what Dhawan said to him in the wake of getting hit. "Ball ko dekh toot gaya hoga", Dhawan said. The southpaw answered his comment and praised him for his match-winning innings in the last ODI and furthermore conceded that he was in torment after the tragic hit.

by Lokendra Sharma | Mon, Sep 09 - 03:09 PM

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