Usman Khawaja faces injury scare in Adelaide test


Usman Khawaja sustains facial injury during Australia vs West Indies Test match.

Adelaide: A dramatic incident unfolded in the first Test between Australia and the West Indies as Australian cricketer Usman Khawaja faced a severe injury to his face from a bouncer by Shamar Joseph.

With Australia requiring just one run to secure victory, Khawaja was struck in the face, leading to visible bleeding.

The medical team rushed to the ground the medical team, who rushed to the ground to assess the extent of the injury.

Reports emerged that his participation in the upcoming Brisbane Test against the West Indies was now uncertain, casting a shadow over his immediate playing future.

As the medical examination unfolded, early indications raised doubts about the severity of the injury.

The Australian media reported that Usman Khawaja’s involvement in the Brisbane Test was in jeopardy.

However, a statement from Cricket Australia provided relief, stating that Khawaja had been cleared of a jaw fracture.

While the immediate examination showed no issues with his jaw, notably, Khawaja did not initially report any discomfort related to the protective gear during the preliminary inspection.

Australia emerged triumphant in the first Test against the West Indies, securing a convincing 10-wicket victory on the third day.

The upcoming second Test between Australia and the West Indies will commence on Thursday.

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