New Delhi: Ravindra Jadeja will join the Indian cricket team in England shortly for the ODI series as a replacement for injured opener Gautam Gambhir.
"Gautam Gambhir fell backwards and banged his head against the ground while fielding on 20th August 2011, in the final Test vs England at the Oval. He was diagnosed of mild concussion by the attending sports physician and neurologist. He was sent for a precautionary CT and MRI scan of his head and neck which was reported as normal. He has been resting since and his symptoms have improved," BCCI secretray N Srinivasan said in a statement. (Read: Gambhir ruled out of remaining series in England)
"However, he still complains of some visual disturbance and inability to focus on an object for long. The ophthalmologist (eye specialist) has reported Gautam's eyes as perfectly normal and the symptoms have been put down to the mild concussion," he added. (Pics: Playing with pain but does BCCI care?)