**Greater Noida/Bhubaneswar**: Left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha was taken to hospital on Wednesday after a ball hit him on the head while fielding for India Green in their Duleep Trophy match against India Blue at the Greater Noida Sports Complex here.
The incident took place when India Blue tailender Pankaj Singh’s shot took a bad bounce, hitting Ojha on the left side of his head while fielding at mid-on.
The team physio immediately rushed to the middle but referred Ojha to the hospital for a detailed check-up.
“Pragyan Ojha suffers freak head injury in @Paytm Duleep Trophy match, taken to hospital for tests,” BCCI tweeted.
Meanwhile, Odisha Chief Minister Naven Patnaik prayed for the early recovery of the cricketer.
In a latest tweet, BCCI informed, “Pragyan Ojha is doing fine. His health will be monitored.”