Faf du Plessis to overlook remainder of match after struggling concussion


Veteran South African batsman Faf du Plessis will miss the remainder of PSL 2021 because of the concussion he sustained throughout Quetta Gladiators’ match towards Peshawar Zalmi on Sunday.

Based on ESPNCricinfo, the 36-year-old will fly residence to South Africa tonight.

Faf du Plessis collided with teammate Mohammad Hasnain whereas fielding close to the boundary. After the collision, du Plessis lay inclined on the bottom whereas receiving medical help. He was changed for the remainder of the match, with Saim Ayub approaching as a concussion substitute.

The previous South African captain was taken to the hospital for a check-up following the incident. After returning to the group lodge, du Plessis supplied an replace on his situation, saying he had suffered a concussion in addition to reminiscence loss.

“Thanks everybody for all of the messages of assist,” he wrote on Twitter. “I am again on the lodge recovering. Have concussion with some reminiscence loss however I can be high-quality. Hopefully be again on the sector quickly. A lot love.”

Quetta Gladiators all-rounder Andre Russell additionally suffered a concussion earlier within the season. He was hit on the helmet by a bouncer from Islamabad United’s Mohammad Musa and needed to be faraway from the sport.

Faf du Plessis’ efficiency in PSL 2021

Faf du Plessis featured in a complete of 5 matches in PSL 2021. He scored 76 runs at a strike charge of 122.58 with a better of 37.

Regardless of upsetting Lahore Qalandars by 18 runs on Tuesday, Quetta are backside of the desk, with six losses and two wins from eight matches.

Quetta will tackle Multan Sultans on Wednesday.




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