ICC approves concussion substitutes in international cricket

FILE PHOTO: Cricket - New Zealand vs England - Second Test - Hagley Oval, Christchurch, New Zealand - March 30, 2018 - England's Jonny Bairstow talks with the team doctor after he is struck on the helmet by a ball from New Zealand's Colin de Grandhomme. REUTERS/Paul Childs

(Reuters) – Men’s and women’s teams across all formats of international and first class cricket will be allowed to replace concussed players during matches following a two-year trial in the domestic game, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has said. The rule has been included in the governing body’s playing conditions and will be effective starting […]

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