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Ravindra Jadejas Concussion Substitution Draws Questions From Ex-Cricketers

Ravindra Jadeja was replaced by Yuzvendra Chahal because the concussion substitute within the first Twenty20 International (T20I) between Australia and India in Canberra on Friday. Australia head coach Justin Langer, clearly sad with the choice, was seen having an animated dialogue with the match referee David Boon throughout the mid-innings break. Former England captain Michael Vaughan took to Twitter to share his views on the entire incident and was shocked that no physician or physio got here out to evaluate Jadeja’s situation, when he was injured by a prime edge into his helmet within the last over of the innings bowled by Mitchell Starc. “No Doctor or Physio came out to Test Jadeja for concussion … he then looks like his has done something to his leg … then they pull the concussion replacement .. !!!!! #RatSniffed #OnOn #AUSvIND,” Vaughan tweeted. 

On the opposite hand, former Australia cricketer Tom Moody wrote on Twitter that he had no points with Chahal changing Jadeja however he did increase a question about whether or not the protocols for a concussion substitute have been adopted or not.

“I have no issue with Jadeja being substitute with Chahal. But I do have an issue with a Doctor & Physio not being present after Jadeja was struck on the helmet which I believe is protocol now? #AusvInd,” Moody tweeted.

Mike Hesson, director of operation of Royal Challengers Bangalore, praised his franchise bowlers — Yuzvendra Chahal and Washington Sundar — for turning the sport round in India’s favour in Canberra. 

In the match, Chahal, who got here in as a concussion substitute, bagged the person of the match award due to his match-winning spell of three for 25. 


Chasing 162 for the win, Australia fell 11 runs short of the target

For India, KL Rahul top-scored with a knock of 51 off 40 deliveries. None of the opposite Indian batsmen received going and a late flourish from Jadeja noticed India to a aggressive whole of 161 for seven.

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