Ishan Kishan gets injured after being tackled by his own teammate Chris Jordan during the IPL 2023 Qualifier 2 between Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Titans at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Friday, May 26.
Kishan was injured shortly before MI came out to chase down a mammoth 234, and the 24-year-old didn’t come out to open the innings with his skipper Rohit Sharma, who had earlier attempted to take a catch. He was injured in his hand. Hardik Pandya’s.
Kishan’s injury proved more serious though as he could not come out to open the innings, while Rohit’s stay at the crease came to an abrupt end when he was dismissed by Mohammed Shami.
Later, Cameron Green was also injured after being hit on the hand by Hardik Pandya and the Australian batsman also retired hurt from the pitch.
Ishan Kishan suffered the injury during the 16th over of Gujarat Titans’ innings. Jordan had given away 17 runs in his over and Kishan was hit by the ball in his eyes. Vishnu Vinod put on the gloves as soon as Kishan left the pitch.
After the end of the over, Kishan approached Jordan but the latter had no idea that he had caught the Indian youngster trying to put on his cap with his elbow.
It was later confirmed by Deep Dasgupta, commentating on the match, that Kishan would not come out to bat, and as per the concussion substitute protocol, Vishnu would replace him.
On the last ball of the 16th over, Rohit also suffered a minor injury to his hand as he tried to take Pandya’s catch and was hit hard on his hand.
The night would go from bad to worse for Rohit’s men as MI lost Green with an injury while batting in pursuit of 234.
Green was hit on the elbow by a sharp ball from Pandya and the Australian all-rounder was later declared retired hurt.