Omar Phillips cleared of serious injury after being hit on the head

The WICB said that the scan "came up negative for any damage"

The WICB said that the scan “came up negative for any damage”

Image courtesy of: West Indies Cricket Board

Barbados batsman Omar Phillips has been cleared of serious injury after being struck on the back of the head during a first-class match against Windward Islands.

Phillips, who was standing at the non-strikers end at the time of the incident, lost conciousness when a shot from number three batsman Shai Hope hit him on the back of the head.

Phillips had been wearing a helmet at the time, but was still rushed to hospital for CT scan.¬†According to the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), the scan¬†“came up negative for any damage”.

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