Hand harm casts doubt on Hafeez’s PSL and World Cup

Hand injury casts doubt on Hafeez's PSL and World Cup

Mohammad Hafeez is about to bear surgical procedure for a hand harm, sustained whereas making an attempt a return catch in Lahore Qalandars’ match against Karachi Kings on Saturday. This places his participation within the remaining PSL season in jeopardy, apart from casting a doubt on his World Cup availability for Pakistan.

A visibly harm Hafeez had walked off the sphere instantly after struggling the blow to his proper thumb and, along with not returning throughout that sport, he additionally missed the one in opposition to Peshawar Zalmi on Sunday.

The incident passed off within the 13th over of Karachi’s chase, when Colin Ingram hammered one straight again to Hafeez, and the ball burst via his fingers. The information comes as a large blow to Lahore, who picked Hafeez within the platinum class and named him captain in a bid to appropriate their horrid PSL report, which noticed them end final in all three earlier seasons of the competitors. Lahore had been eager on a neighborhood captain after Brendon McCullum led them unsuccessfully over the past two seasons, however sarcastically, Hafeez’s harm meant that they needed to hand over captaincy to South Africa’s AB de Villiers.