Umpire suffers head injury during Tamil Nadu-Punjab Ranji game

PTI
Published Dec 2, 2015, 2:24 pm IST
Updated Mar 26, 2019, 9:30 pm IST
Umpire fainted and was rushed to a hospital where his condition is stated to be serious
John Ward, who was umpiring the Tamil Nadu-Punjab Ranji Trophy game in Dindigul, suffered head injury after being hit by the ball driven by Punjab batsman Rajwinder Singh. (Photo: Cricket Victoria)
 John Ward, who was umpiring the Tamil Nadu-Punjab Ranji Trophy game in Dindigul, suffered head injury after being hit by the ball driven by Punjab batsman Rajwinder Singh. (Photo: Cricket Victoria)

Dindigul (Tamil Nadu): Australian John Ward, who was umpiring the Ranji trophy match between Tamil Nadu and Punjab in Dindigul on Tuesday, suffered head injury when he was hit by the ball driven by Punjab batsman Rajwinder Singh.

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According to police, the umpire fainted and was rushed to a hospital at Palani where his condition is stated to be serious.

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The batsman was facing Chandrasekhar when he drove the ball which hit Ward, who was functioning as the main umpire.

 

 

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