kaushalSri Lankan Test batsman Kaushal Silva who was struck on the head during a practice match at Pallekele is out of danger now.

According to Cricinfo.com, Kaushal got hit on the back of his head despite wearing a helmet and was immediately taken to a hospital in Kandy where he underwent a CAT scan.

Initial scans suggested that the batsman was out of danger, but he was flown to a hospital in the capital Colombo for further tests and observation.

The accident had occurred at about 3:30 pm on Saturday.

The two-day practice match had been part of the Sri Lanka team’s preparation for the tour of England, which starts with the first Test at Leeds on May 19.