Sri Lanka’s Kaushal Silva airlifted to hospital after blow to the head while fielding

Indian Express Sports

Sports / Indian Express Sports 294 Views comments

By: AP | Colombo | Updated: April 25, 2016 12:07 am
Kaushal Silva, Kaushal Silva Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka cricket, SLC, Kaushal Silva batting, Kaushal Silva injury, sports news, sports, cricket news, Cricket Kaushal Silva has played 24 test matches for Sri Lanka and scored 1,404 runs at an average of 31. (Source: AP)

Sri Lanka’s Test opener Kaushal Silva has been taken to hospital after being hit on the head by a cricket ball while fielding in a domestic match.

Sri Lanka Cricket says that Silva was struck on  Sunday during a match in Pallekele.

His scans were clear, but he was flown to a hospital in the capital Colombo for further tests and observation, the cricket body added.

Silva has played 24 test matches for Sri Lanka and scored 1,404 runs at an average of 31.

The match was part of Sri Lanka’s preparations for its tour of England next month.

Comments

Whoops, looks like something went wrong.

1/1 ErrorException in Filesystem.php line 81: file_put_contents(): Only 0 of 342 bytes written, possibly out of free disk space

  1. in Filesystem.php line 81
  2. at HandleExceptions->handleError('2', 'file_put_contents(): Only 0 of 342 bytes written, possibly out of free disk space', '/home/mcinews/public_html/vendor/laravel/framework/src/Illuminate/Filesystem/Filesystem.php', '81', array('path' => '/home/mcinews/public_html/storage/framework/sessions/d5c06e28ac96c9e09e76b69be3594f3c576061f7', 'contents' => 'a:4:{s:6:"_token";s:40:"dADZn0vB3hcDKZz8GqT52VpVZEltneYpzHdObFrL";s:9:"_previous";a:1:{s:3:"url";s:104:"http://newsvilla.in/sri-lankas-kaushal-silva-airlifted-to-hospital-after-blow-to-the-head-while-fielding";}s:9:"_sf2_meta";a:3:{s:1:"u";i:1508541015;s:1:"c";i:1508541015;s:1:"l";s:1:"0";}s:5:"flash";a:2:{s:3:"old";a:0:{}s:3:"new";a:0:{}}}', 'lock' => true))
  3. at file_put_contents('/home/mcinews/public_html/storage/framework/sessions/d5c06e28ac96c9e09e76b69be3594f3c576061f7', 'a:4:{s:6:"_token";s:40:"dADZn0vB3hcDKZz8GqT52VpVZEltneYpzHdObFrL";s:9:"_previous";a:1:{s:3:"url";s:104:"http://newsvilla.in/sri-lankas-kaushal-silva-airlifted-to-hospital-after-blow-to-the-head-while-fielding";}s:9:"_sf2_meta";a:3:{s:1:"u";i:1508541015;s:1:"c";i:1508541015;s:1:"l";s:1:"0";}s:5:"flash";a:2:{s:3:"old";a:0:{}s:3:"new";a:0:{}}}', '2') in Filesystem.php line 81
  4. at Filesystem->put('/home/mcinews/public_html/storage/framework/sessions/d5c06e28ac96c9e09e76b69be3594f3c576061f7', 'a:4:{s:6:"_token";s:40:"dADZn0vB3hcDKZz8GqT52VpVZEltneYpzHdObFrL";s:9:"_previous";a:1:{s:3:"url";s:104:"http://newsvilla.in/sri-lankas-kaushal-silva-airlifted-to-hospital-after-blow-to-the-head-while-fielding";}s:9:"_sf2_meta";a:3:{s:1:"u";i:1508541015;s:1:"c";i:1508541015;s:1:"l";s:1:"0";}s:5:"flash";a:2:{s:3:"old";a:0:{}s:3:"new";a:0:{}}}', true) in FileSessionHandler.php line 71
  5. at FileSessionHandler->write('d5c06e28ac96c9e09e76b69be3594f3c576061f7', 'a:4:{s:6:"_token";s:40:"dADZn0vB3hcDKZz8GqT52VpVZEltneYpzHdObFrL";s:9:"_previous";a:1:{s:3:"url";s:104:"http://newsvilla.in/sri-lankas-kaushal-silva-airlifted-to-hospital-after-blow-to-the-head-while-fielding";}s:9:"_sf2_meta";a:3:{s:1:"u";i:1508541015;s:1:"c";i:1508541015;s:1:"l";s:1:"0";}s:5:"flash";a:2:{s:3:"old";a:0:{}s:3:"new";a:0:{}}}') in Store.php line 262
  6. at Store->save() in StartSession.php line 88
  7. at StartSession->terminate(object(Request), object(Response)) in Kernel.php line 145
  8. at Kernel->terminate(object(Request), object(Response)) in index.php line 58