Fleming in injury scare
Stephen Fleming was the next after Nathan Astle to join the injury-hit list of Kiwi batsmen, but a final word on his availability for the second beginning on Thursday is still awaited.india Updated: Oct 15, 2003 15:06 IST
New Zealand skipper Stephen Fleming was the next after Nathan Astle to join the injury-hit list of Kiwi batsmen, but a final word on his availability for the second cricket Test beginning hereon Thursdayis still awaited.
Although Fleming was wearing a helmet, he took a knock on his head during the team's practice session on Monday evening, team sources said here on Wednesday.
Fleming, who attended the practice session this morning before complaining of slight dizziness, was taken to the Fortis Hospital here for a precautionary scan, the report of which is still awaited.
Hospital sources maintained "it is nothing serious" but a decision on Fleming's availablity for the series-deciding match will be taken after analysing the scan report.
Astle has injured his left knee and has been ruled out of the one-day triangular series starting on October 23. However, he will play in the match on Thursady.
First Published: Oct 15, 2003 12:36 IST