Ishan Kishan injured after being hit by Chris Jordan’s elbow, Rohit Sharma injures his hand while trying to catch

Ishan Kishan and Rohit Sharma injured against Gujarat Titans (Image from Twitter)

Ishan Kishan and Rohit Sharma injured against Gujarat Titans (Image from Twitter)

Ishan Kishan was injured after being caught by his own teammate Chris Jordan’s elbow and the IM batsman was replaced by concussion substitute Vishnu Vinod.

Ishan Kishan suffered a freak injury after being hurt by his own teammate Chris Jordan during the IPL 2023 Qualifier 2 between Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Titans at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Friday, May 26.

Kishan picked up an injury shortly before MI came off for a massive 234-run chase, and the 24-year-old didn’t come out to open the innings alongside his captain Rohit Sharma, who had earlier suffered a hand injury trying to catch from Hardik. Pandya.

However, Kishan’s injury turned out to be more serious, as he was unable to come out to open the innings, while Rohit’s tenure at the crease ended abruptly when Mohammed Shami sacked him.

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Later, Cameron Green was also injured after being hit in the hand by Hardik Pandya’s ball and the Australian batsman also left the pitch injured.

Ishan Kishan’s injury occurred during the over 16 of the Gujarat Titans innings. Jordan had conceded 17 runs in his over, and Kishan collided with the Englishman taking a hit to the eyes. Vishnu Vinod then put on his gloves as Kishan left the field.

Kishan closed in on Jordan after the end of the over, but the latter failed to notice as he caught the young Indian with his elbow trying to use his cap.

It was later confirmed by Deep Dasgupta while commentating on the match that Kishan would not be coming out to bat, and as per the concussion substitution protocol, Vishnu would replace him.

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Rohit also suffered a minor hand injury during the last ball of the 16th when he tried to catch Pandya and hit his hand hard.

The night would go from bad to worse for Rohit’s men, as Green was also injured while batting and MI set out to chase the 234-run target.

Green was hit in the elbow by a quick pass from Pandya and the Australian all-rounder was later ruled injured withdrawn.