India vs West Indies, 2nd Test: Jermaine Blackwood replaces Darren Bravo as concussion substitute

first_img India Today Web Desk JamaicaSeptember 2, 2019UPDATED: September 2, 2019 22:02 IST Darren Bravo had taken a blow to the helmet in the last over of day three. (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSDarren Bravo has been ruled out of the 2nd test at Sabina Park due to the concussionDarren Bravo was replaced by concussion sub’ Jermaine Blackwood for the second inningsBravo got retired hurt on 23 on the fourth morning of the Jamaica Test between West Indies and IndiaWest Indies batsman Darren Bravo has been ruled out of the 2nd Test at Sabina Park due to the concussion in the last over of day three, off a bouncer from Bumrah.Bravo, who got retired hurt on 23 on the fourth morning of the Jamaica Test between West Indies and India, was replaced by concussion sub’ Jermaine Blackwood for the second innings.It was the second time a player in international cricket was substituted under the new concussion rules. Marnus Labuschagne was Test Cricket’s first substitute when he replace his compatroit Steve Smith for the 2nd Ashes Test.Initially, Bravo passed a concussion test after the end of the third day’s play and was allowed to return to the field and complete his innings, but his condition worsened the following day.Concussion Substitute Update#WIvIND Bravo has been ruled out, Jermaine Blackwood will come in as his replacement.#MenInMaroon #ItsOurGame #WTC pic.twitter.com/NvHPJsItHoWindies Cricket (@windiescricket) September 2, 2019Bravo had taken a blow to the helmet in the last over of day three, off a bouncer from Bumrah. The ball had struck the right side of his helmet, and sent his stem guards – which protect the batsman’s neck area – flying. He faced two more balls on the third evening, and a further ten balls on Monday morning.India set Windies a target of 468 runs to win the 2nd Test and level the series. West Indies had reached the score of 131/4 while filling the story.advertisementAlso See:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted bySaurabh Kumar Tags :Follow India VS West IndiesFollow darren bravo Next India vs West Indies, 2nd Test: Jermaine Blackwood replaces Darren Bravo as concussion substituteIndia vs West Indies 2nd Test: West Indies batsmen Darren Bravo, who got retired hurt on 23 on the fourth day, was replaced by ‘concussion sub’ Jermaine Blackwood for the second innings.advertisementlast_img read more