West Indies and Jamaica Tallawahs all-rounder Andre Russell was hit on his head on Friday while batting during a Caribbean Premier League (CPL) match against Zouksin Sabina Park.
Russell failed to connect a pull shot off Hardus Viljoenin the 14th over. The right-hander was subsequently carried on the stretcher.
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Later, Russell has been cleared of any serious injury. “Under the doctor’s advice he has headed back to the team hotel,” the league said on Twitter.