Quetta Gladiators superstar Faf du Plessis has been ruled out of the remainder of the Pakistan Super League 2021
due to the concussion he suffered last week and will return home to South Africa on Wednesday night. ... Have concussion with some memory loss but I will be fine. Hopefully be back on the field soon.
du Plessis had a high-speed collision with team-mate Mohammad Hasnain in the field as they attempted to stop a drive from David Miller.
After rushing in from long-off, Hasnain made a late attempt to avoid running into du Plessis, who dived to his right after sprinting in from long-off. Hasnain couldnt quite pull away, and du Plessis head crashed into his knee.
Later that day, he tweeted that he was having a "concussion with some memory loss".
Thank you everyone for all the messages of support. Im 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. ❤️— Faf Du Plessis (@faf1307) June 13, 2021
du Plessis five games played this season, du Plessis scored 76 runs in four innings at an average of 19 and a strike rate of 122.58.
This was his second stint in the PSL after he turned out for the Zalmi last season.
In the Gladiators earlier game, against the Islamabad United, Andre Russell, too, had sustained a concussion after being hit on the helmet by a Mohammad Musa bouncer. Russell has not played a game since then.