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Sports

Web Desk
March 4, 2019

PSL 2019: AB de Villiers not coming to Pakistan due to injury

Sports

Web Desk
Mon, Mar 04, 2019

DUBAI: In an unfortunate turn of events for Lahore Qalanders, their ace batsmen AB de Villiers will no longer be playing for the team owing to an injury due to which he has been advised to stay back.

The manager of Lahore Qalanders Sameen Rana revealed the news of him backing out of PSL due to  that may have come as a blow for the Qalander fans as he had played a huge part in elevating the game for the team.

“It’s a disappointing news for Lahore Qalandars management and its fans that AB de Villiers will not be able to make it for Pakistan’s leg of PSL but we wish him a speedy recover . He is a wonderful player and an amazing person ,” said Rana in a statement.

Regarding the news, the South African cricketer expressed his disappointment at the sudden shift of events, but remained hopeful for his team to do well till the end.

“I am very disappointed that I will not be able to play in front of the passionate Pakistani cricket fans. I saw my doctor who has advised complete rest for two weeks and, unfortunately, that rules me out of the games in Karachi. I hope to be a part of the HBL PSL next year and very much hope to play my part in the return of international cricket to the country. I am backing Lahore Qalandars to go all the way and win the trophy this year,” he stated.