Hamilton: Shoaib Malik, Pakistani Cricketer suffered from concussion after getting hit on the head during 4th ODI against New Zealand held at Hamilton on Tuesday.
According to the news published in Hindustan Times, he was hit on the hind portion of his head while he was taking a run.
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After the incident, he showed symptoms of concussion, Pakistan Cricket Board official said.
Pakistan team physiotherapist, Mr. VB Singh said that he did not show any symptoms of a concussion during the match. However, after getting out, he started showing delayed concussion signs. He was advised not to play further in the match, he added.
It may be mentioned that Shoaib Malik was playing without a helmet. When he tried to take a quick single, he was hit by Colin Munro’s throw.
A team of doctors rushed to the field and treated him. He also resumed playing in the match. However, he started showing symptoms of concussion later.