SL vs WI LIVE: Debutant Jeremy Solozono on path to recovery after concussion, Shai Hope named replacement

SL vs WI LIVE: Horror debut for West Indies' Jeremy Solozono, badly hit on the helmet and taken to the hospital- See Pics
SL vs WI LIVE: Horror debut for West Indies' Jeremy Solozono, badly hit on the helmet and taken to the hospital- See Pics

SL vs WI LIVE: As per the latest updates on West Indies debutant Jeremy Solozono has suffered a concussion. He is cleared to return to the team hotel after spending a night in a Colombo hospital but will not play any further part in the ongoing first Test against Sri Lanka. And, Shai Hope will replace him in the ongoing Test.Follow Sri Lanka vs West Indies LIVE updates on InsideSport

The West Indies debutant was smashed on the front of the helmet grille on Sunday. He was stretched off and immediately rushed to the hospital after suffering a huge blow at the short leg. Jeremy Solozano was on the floor after the damage. The Scoop stretcher was out to carry him off the field. Later in the day, Jeremy Solozano’s scans showed no structural damage but he was kept at the hospital overnight for observation.

SL vs WI LIVE: Debutant Jeremy Solozono on path to recovery after concussion, Shai Hope named replacement

“Jeremy Solozano has suffered a concussion. He will return to the team hotel today and begin undergoing the appropriate protocol. Shai Hope will replace Solozano in the ongoing Test match,” Windies Cricket informed through a Tweet.

Jeremy Solozono was hit really hard during the 12th over by Dimuth Karunaratne of Roston Chase’s delivery. As per reports, the rear part of the helmet came off during the incident.

A towel was pressed onto his head, surrounded by the entire West Indies team as well as the Sri Lanka batters. A worried coach Phil Simmons rushed down the stairs.  The medical staff tried to examine the proceedings and he was immediately taken to the hospital.

“He has been taken to the hospital for scans. We are hoping for a speedy recovery. Shai Hope is the substitute fielder at this time,” West Indies cricket wrote on Twitter.

SL vs WI LIVE: Debutant Jeremy Solozono on path to recovery after concussion, Shai Hope named replacement

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SL vs WI LIVE: Debutant Jeremy Solozono on path to recovery after concussion, Shai Hope named replacement

Coming to the series, A resurgent West Indies are aiming for their first Test victory in Sri Lanka from Sunday, having failed to win on the island in three decades of trying. In 11 attempts they have lost seven games and drawn four. Even when Brian Lara hammered 688 runs in a three-Test series in 2001, they still lost 3-0.

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