first_img Next Press Trust of India LondonJune 8, 2019UPDATED: June 8, 2019 18:43 IST A net bowler was hit off a David Warner shot during Australia’s practice session. (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSA net bowler was hit on the head during Australia’s practice session for World Cup 2019The net bowler of Indian origin was injured off a David Warner shotAustralia will next face India on June 9 at the World Cup 2019Australian team’s practice session came to a temporary halt after a net bowler of Indian origin was hit on the head by a cracking drive from David Warner on the eve of their World Cup game against India.It was during the end of second hour when Jai Kishan, a British fast bowler of Indian origin was hit on the head trying to stop a David Warner shot.Jai Kishan winced in pain before collapsing to the ground and the medical staff was rushed onto the field.To everyone’s relief, the player was responding as the entire Australian team stopped their session.A concerned Warner sat beside the player and subsequently called off his net session.The Australian team’s support staff along with local staff then helped him to be stretchered off the ground and was taken to a nearby medical facility.”I have got a hit on the head. I am doing fine. My name is Jai Kishan and I am a fast bowler,” the player said before being taken into the ambulance.It is expected that he would be under observation for a minimum 24 hours since he sustained an injury on the head.”From Surrey medical facility, he has now been taken to hospital for precautionary measures. He was conscious when he was taken to hospital. We will provide further updates when available,” ICC venue manager Michael Gibson informed the media.Also Read | AB de Villiers chose money over country: Shoaib AkhtarAlso Read | World Cup 2019: Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah go on a ‘fast-bowling coffee date’Also SeeadvertisementFor 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 byAnita Jat Tags :Follow World Cup 2019Follow David Warner World Cup 2019: Net bowler hospitalised after getting hit on head by Warner shotAhead of their clash with India, Australia’s practice session was halted after a net bowler of Indian origin was injured off a David Warner shot.advertisementlast_img read more