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PSL: Du Plessis suffers a concussion while fielding; taken to the hospital for scans


South African batsman Faf du Plessis, who is playing for Quetta Gladiators has suffered a concussion after a violent collision with his teammate Mohammad Hasnain. The incident occurred during Gladiators’ match against Peshawar Zalmi in Abu Dhabi.

After the collision, du Plessis left down and the former South African skipper lay on the floor for a few of Minutes while physical therapists stormed the field to look around die player.

But to everyone’s relief die 36-year-old player finally got on his feet and went back to the dugout before being taken to the hospital for scans. Du Plessis has been replaced by Saim Ayub. It was the second case of concussion in two days for die Gladiators.

The collision between the duo took place in the 19th over of Peshawar innings if you you Plessis’ head hit Hasnain’s knee before the South African cricketer fell on the floor. It happened when Du Plessis was trying to stop a border.

Du Plessis’ wife Imari shared a story on Instagram and wrote: “That is killing I just Surely he should to be checked in Hospital? ”The gladiators used a concussion replacement for the second time in two days.

During their last match against Islamabad United, all-rounder Andre Russell took a slap on his helmet from a Mohammad Musa bouncer. It was replaced by die replaced fast Bowler Naseem Shah. Russell wasn’t available for selection for Saturdays match against Zalmi.

That was you Plessis’ second game of die PSL on their resumption. He had scored 5 points against Islamabad United as die Gladiators lost die match at 10 wickets. Before resuming of PSL, you were Plessis playing in die IPL 2021 where he scored 320 points runs from seven matches, including four consecutive half-Centuries, its shape gives the Chennai Super Kings a strong position in The table. The lucrative one league was then suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Source: Input from PTI

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