Lahore Qalandars will journey to Pakistan for the house stretch of the PSL with out South African ace AB de Villiers. De Villiers, who had signed up for seven video games of the UAE leg and two matches in Lahore, had gone again dwelling and now, due to a again harm, would not be returning to rejoin the staff.
“I’m very upset that I will be unable to play in entrance of the passionate Pakistani cricket followers,” de Villiers mentioned in a press assertion. “I noticed my physician who has suggested full relaxation for 2 weeks and, sadly, that guidelines me out of the video games in Karachi. I hope to be part of the HBL PSL subsequent yr and really a lot hope to play my half within the return of worldwide cricket to the nation. I’m backing Lahore Qalandars to go all the best way and win the trophy this yr.”
The PSL’s UAE leg ends on March 5, earlier than the final 4 group matches and the qualifiers and finals are held in Karachi from March 9.
The video games in Pakistan have been initially scheduled to be break up between Lahore and Karachi, from March 7, however together with the slight postponement, all video games have been moved to Karachi. The choice was made maintaining in thoughts logistical issues following current political and army tensions between Pakistan and India.
Qalandars are fourth on the PSL factors desk, with three wins in seven matches.