Concussion Substitute News
Professional Footballers Association recommends temporary concussion substitutes to further safeguard players
If players are replaced in football, they cannot return to the field. In rugby, in contrast, a substitute comes on while an off-field head injury assessment is carried out.
US football federation to introduce concussion substitutions in MLS and NWSL as focus shifts to player safety
The move, pending FIFA approval, will see two concussion substitutions allowed per game no matter how many have been used in a match
Teams will be allowed a permanent substitution in concussion cases, with the player involved not allowed to return later in the game.
India vs Australia: Sunil Gavaskar finds nothing wrong with Yuzvendra Chahal replacing Ravindra Jadeja but questions rule
Gavaskar doesn't endorse the concept of a concussion substitute as he feels it is a leverage given to batters for a technical deficiency
India vs Australia, 1st T20I takeaways: 'Chah-Deja', concussion, confusion and more from series-opener in Canberra
The concussion substitute’, and its usage and application, became the central talking point from Friday’s series-opener.
India vs Australia: Physio’s absence after Ravindra Jadeja got hit on helmet a breach of concussion protocol, says Sanjay Manjrekar
Jadeja, who was struck on the helmet by a bouncer from Mitchell Starc, got a concussion substitute in Yuzvendra Chahal during the first T20I between India and Australia
India vs Australia: Was Yuzvendra Chahal really a 'like-for-like' replacement for Ravindra Jadeja, asks Moises Henriques after 1st T20I
Henriques however, made it clear that he was neither questioning ICC's concussion replacement rule nor India's right to seek a replacement.
Before Jadeja was hit by a Mitchell Starc bouncer in the final over of the Indian innings, he was seen limping while running between the wickets.
IFAB will discuss topics ranging from the use of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) and player concussion management to proposed law changes at its annual business meeting in Belfast on 3 December
Bangladesh first to field two concussion substitutes after Liton Das, Nayeem Hasan get hit by Mohammed Shami bouncers in pink-ball Test
Two Bangladesh batsmen — Liton Das and Nayeem Hasan — were retired hurt from the ongoing day-night Test against India at Kolkata, forcing the visitors to bring in as concussion substitutes players who had been dropped from the team.
India vs West Indies: Jermaine Blackwood comes in for Darren Bravo as concussion substitute in Jamaica Test
Jermaine Blackwood became only the second cricketer to come in as a concussion substitute when he took Darren Bravo's place in the West Indies XI in the second Test against India at Kingston.