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Usama Mir comes in as concussion substitute for Shadab during South Africa clash

The substitute request was approved by the match referee

Usama Mir comes in as concussion substitute for Shadab during South Africa clash PHOTO: AFP

Pakistan have taken a concussion substitute for Shadab Khan in the ongoing match against South Africa in Chennai.

In a like for like replacement, Usama Mir has come in for Shadab.

While positioned at mid-on and attempting to prevent a single during fielding, Shadab landing on his shoulder, resulting in a head impact. Although a stretcher was called onto the field, the Pakistani all-rounder exited with the assistance of a physiotherapist.

He briefly took the field, but after a thorough assessment, the Pakistan team medical panel decided to replace him.

The substitute request was approved by the match referee.