She was visibly shaken by the blow however didn’t really feel any concussion signs
India opener Smriti Mandhana has been cleared* to proceed enjoying on the Women’s World Cup regardless of a blow to the pinnacle throughout the workforce’s first warm-up fixture in opposition to South Africa on Sunday.
Mandhana was compelled to retire damage after being hit on the pinnacle by a Shabnim Ismail bouncer in Rangiora. An ICC report mentioned Mandhana “felt no concussion symptoms according to the medical staff at the time, nor experienced delayed effects from the incident.”
After the blow, she was assessed by the workforce physician who them deemed her match to proceed, just for Mandhana to retire damage an over and a half later after one other session. She appeared visibly shaken by the blow however didn’t really feel any concussion signs, in response to the medical employees, and left the bottom as a precaution.
India are scheduled to play one other warm-up, in opposition to West Indies, earlier than kicking off their World Cup marketing campaign in opposition to Pakistan on March 6.
India posted a complete of 244 for 9 in opposition to South Africa, because of a century from Harmanpreet Kaur. After Deepti Sharma departed for five and captain Mithali Raj was run-out for a duck, Harmanpreet joined Yastika Bhatia on the crease and the duo put up an 84-run stand. Bhatia scored a 78-ball 58 earlier than being dismissed by Sune Luus. While the remainder of the line-up crumbled to South Africa’s quicks, Harmanpreet stored going, serving to stretch the overall past 200 earlier than falling to Ayabonga Khaka. Khaka was South Africa’s greatest bowler of the day, ending with figures of three for 23.
South Africa put up a robust battle within the chase. Luus and Laura Wolvaardt made extremely composed half-centuries however they could not get the workforce throughout the road. India squeaked to victory by two runs with left-arm spinner Rajeshwari Gayakwad choosing up 4 for 46 in 10 overs.
0100 GMT: The story has been up to date with the most recent medical replace on Smriti Mandhana