Quetta Gladiators’ star batsman Faf du Plessis on Wednesday was ruled out of the remaining part of the ongoing Pakistan Super League (PSL). He will be flying back to South Africa on Wednesday night which comes as a massive shock to for Sarfaraz Ahmed led side.
While trying to save a boundary, the former South African captain collided with fellow teammate Mohammad Hasnain and subsequently sustained a concussion. He got ruled out of the game and was taken to hospital for scans.
Taking to Twitter, the franchise posted:
“Gladiator @faf1307 will not be able to take further part in @thePSLt20 after a nasty collision earlier in the tournament. The star batsman will be flying back to South Africa. We wish the legend all the best & hope he gets back on the field soon.”
The former South Africa skipper on Sunday had provided an update on his health after he injured himself while playing for Quetta Gladiators in the PSL.
“Thank you everyone for all the messages of support. I’m back at the hotel recovering. Have concussion with some memory loss but I will be fine. Hopefully be back on the field soon. Much love,” tweeted du Plessis on Sunday.
Before PSL 2021, du Plessis was plying his trade in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021, which got postponed midway on May 4. At the time of the season suspension, the South African star was the competition’s third-leading run-scorer with 320 runs in seven matches.