DUBAI – A Huge blow for Peshawar Zalmi as the Bangladeshi star all-rounder Shakib al Hasan has been ruled out of the third edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL 3) due to injury.
The news has come just a day before the start of the mega event.
According to reports available with HumNews, Shakib was scheduled to fly for Dubai for the opening game against Multan Sultans on February 22. But, a hand injury disturbed his plans.
Zalmi have included his countrymate Shabbir Rahaman as a cove player for the current season. Rahaman will join the team in PSL today.
Bangladeshi all-rounder Shakib-al-Hasan will not take part in #HBLPSL 2018 due to a hand injury. Shabbir Rahaman from Bangladesh joined @PeshawarZalmi as Shakib’s partial cover. pic.twitter.com/1zpfgZTKrB
— PakistanSuperLeague (@thePSLt20) February 21, 2018
Rahaman is a Bangladeshi all-rounder known for his power-hitting.
Zalmi’s squad is falling apart as the defending champions are already missing Hasan Ali and Eoin Morgan for the initial games.