Umpire John Ward suffers head injury in Ranji Trophy tie

Dindigul (TN): Australian John Ward who was umpiring the Ranji trophy match between Tamil Nadu and Punjab here yesterday suffered head injury when he was hit by the ball driven by Punjab batsman Rajwinder Singh.

According to police, the umpire fainted had was rushed to a hospital at Palani where his condition is stated to be serious.

The batsman was facing Chandrasekhar when he drove the ball which hit Ward, who was functioning as the main umpire.

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