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Watch: Sarfaraz Ahmed taken off for concussion after Mohammad Wasim celebration throw hits him on the head

A throw from Mohammad Wasim Jr hit Sarfaraz Khan on the head and he was ruled out of the PSL game eventually due to concussion
by Wisden Staff 2 minute read

Watch: Quetta Gladiators wicketkeeper Sarfaraz Ahmed walked off the field after suffering a concussion when a celebratory throw by teammate Mohammad Wasim Jr hit him on the head in the 2024 PSL clash against Multan Sultans yesterday (February 26).

The incident occurred during the last over of Multan’s innings when batter Reeza Hendricks skied a ball from Mohammad Amir towards deep mid-wicket, where Mohammad Wasim Jr was stationed. He caught the ball cleanly to end Hendricks’ knock of 72, which had four sixes.

Ecstatic at the catch, Wasim threw the ball in the air but it ended up hitting wicketkeeper Sarfaraz, who only had a cap on. The former Pakistan skipper immediately put his hands around his head in pain and went down to the ground as physios attended to him.

The play was stopped for a while as Sarfaraz underwent a concussion test. He eventually walked off and was ruled out of the game. Sajjad Ali, his concussion substitute, batted and scored two in Quetta’s innings.

Sarfaraz was taken to the hospital for CT scans following the incident.

Quetta were unable to chase down Multan’s total of 180 to lose their first game of the season.

Watch the incident that led to Sarfaraz Ahmed suffer a concussion:

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