New Delhi, Online Desk. The England cricket team has suffered a setback on the first day of the Lord’s Test. Actually Jack Leach got injured during fielding, after which he has been ruled out of the first Test. He suffered a head injury while fielding in the sixth over of the match. During this he was seen in pain and after that he left the field. Under the Concussion Rule, the team has the right to substitute if a player is ruled out after a head injury or is unable to play further in the match. The point to note here is that if the bowler is injured. Then the bowler and the batsman is injured, then only the batsman can be included as a substitute.
Matt Parkinson will replace
Jack Leach was not able to bowl a single ball in this match and he got the injury. While stopping the boundary in the sixth over. He has been replaced in the England squad by leg-break bowler Matt Parkinson. Who has left Manchester for Lord’s and will join the team as soon as possible. Talking about Parkinson, he took 24 wickets in this season of the County Championship.
Jack Leach has symptoms of a concussion after a head injury during
A statement issued by the England Cricket Board said that “Jack Leach has symptoms of concussion following a head injury while fielding, “As per concussion guidelines, he has been ruled out of this test.” That he was making a comeback after the 2019 Ashes.