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ICC, International cricket

ICC approves concussion substitutes in international cricket

07 July, 2019 12:04 pm 12:04 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – Men’s and women’s teams across all formats of international and first class cricket will be allowed to replace concussed players during matches following a two-year trial in the domestic game, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has said. The rule has been included in the governing body’s playing conditions and will be effective … Read More



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Shahidi, blow, sparks, debate, players, concussion, calls

Cricket: Shahidi blow sparks debate if players should take concussion calls

06 June, 2019 7:46 pm 7:46 pm

SOUTHAMPTON, England (Reuters) – Afghanistan’s Hashmatullah Shahidi’s decision to ignore medical advice and keep batting even after being floored by a bouncer on Tuesday has prompted demands that cricketers should not be allowed to take those calls. Shahidi was smacked flush on the side of his helmet as he took his eyes off a Mark … Read More



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