India batter Smriti Mandhana 'stable' after being struck on head

Smriti Mandhana sustained a blow to her left ear and lower temple while batting in the warm-up game against South Africa in Rangiora.
Smriti Mandhana during warm-up contest (Image Courtesy: ANI)
Smriti Mandhana during warm-up contest (Image Courtesy: ANI)

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"As a safety precaution, she was rested for the rest of the match and is currently under observation. Presently, the opening batter is doing fine and her condition is stable," BCCI in a statement said. "Her progress will be monitored by the medical team and a decision on her participation in the next match will be taken accordingly," the statement added. India defeated South Africa in the warm-up fixture by 2 runs on Sunday.

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