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Finger injury rules out Sunil Narine from start of PSL4

February 13, 2019

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West Indies and Quetta Gladiators all-rounder Sunil Narine will miss the start of this year’s Pakistan Super League (PSL) due to a finger injury.

The spinner’s finger injury aggravated at the end of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) and the 30-year-old is seeing his medical team for treatment.

However, he is expected to join the squad in the latter stages of the tournament.

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“We hope to have Narine with us as soon as possible because he is a true match winner. It’s a blow just before the start of HBL PSL but we will try to cope with it. We have got the depth in our squad as there are plenty other match-winners. We wish Narine a quick recovery and hope to welcome him very soon during PSL,” said Quetta Gladiators coach Moin Khan.

Somerset leg-spinner Max Waller has been called in as the West Indies all-rounder’s replacement.

Quetta Gladiators kick off their PSL4 campaign when they take on last year’s finalists Peshawar Zalmi on February 15.

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