In making an attempt to avoid wasting a boundary, Du Plessis collided with teammate Mohammad Hasnain throughout their Pakistan Super League match on Saturday evening. Following the freak accident, the previous South Africa captain lay inclined on the bottom for a couple of minutes whereas the staff physio attended to him.
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Du Plessis ultimately received on his ft and walked again to the staff dugout earlier than being taken to hospital for scans.
“Thank you everyone for all the messages of support. I’m back at the hotel recovering. Have concussion with some memory loss but I will be fine. Hopefully be back on the field soon. Much love,” du Plessis tweeted.
Thank you everybody for all of the messages of assist. I’m again on the lodge recovering. Have concussion with some mem… https://t.co/WQaZqXFODz
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Ruled out of the sport, the seasoned 36-12 months-outdated Protea batsman was changed in the Gladiators XI by Saim Ayub. It was the second case of concussion in two days for the Gladiators.
The collision occurred in the nineteenth over of Peshawar innings when du Du Plessis’ head hit Hasnain’s knee earlier than the South Africa cricketer fell on the bottom. It occurred as Du Plessis was making an attempt to cease a boundary.
Du Plessis’ spouse Imari shared a narrative on Instagram and wrote: “This is killing me right now. Surely he should be checked in the hospital?”
The Gladiators used a concussion substitute for the second time in two days. During their final match in opposition to Islamabad United, all-rounder Andre Russell took a blow to his helmet from a Mohammad Musa bouncer. He was changed by quick bowler Naseem Shah.
Russell was not obtainable for choice for Saturday’s match in opposition to Zalmi.
This was du Plessis’ second sport of the PSL upon its resumption. He had scored 5 in opposition to Islamabad United because the Gladiators misplaced the match by 10 wickets.
Before the resumption of PSL, du Plessis was taking part in in the IPL 2021, the place he scored 320 runs from seven matches, together with 4 consecutive half-centuries, his type serving to Chennai Super Kings to a powerful place in the desk. The profitable league was then suspended because of the COVID-19 pandemic.