Pragyan Ojha was hit on the back of his head by a bad bounce while fielding for India Green against India Blue in their Duleep Trophy match.
Indian spinner Pragyan Ojha on Wednesday had a freak head injury during the Duleep Trophy match between India Green and India Blue in Greater Noida.
The accident took place when India Blue player Pankaj Singh’s shot took an awkward bounce and hit Ojha on the back of his head. Ojha took his eyes off the ball while fielding at mid-on position.
Pragyan Ojha suffers freak head injury in @Paytm Duleep Trophy match, taken to hospital for testshttps://t.co/2HQPbG3zmF BCCI (@BCCI) September 7, 2016
He fell unconscious and was then stretchered off the field before being rushed to the nearby hospital for tests and scanning.
BCCI then tweeted the 30-year-old’s photo showing a thumbs up sign from his hospital room, “Pragyan Ojha is doing fine. His health will be monitored”
— BCCI (@BCCI) September 7, 2016
UPDATE – Pragyan Ojha is doing fine. His health will be monitored. pic.twitter.com/rpXTV8uDz5 BCCI (@BCCI) September 7, 2016