Faf Du Plessis ends his 2021 PSL stint due to the concussion he sustained during the game against Peshawar Zalmi

The 36-year old South African cricketer Faf du Plessis who plays for Quetta Gladiators in the PSL will miss out on the remaining games of the tournament due to a concussion he sustained during the game against Peshawar Zalmi on Sunday.

As per the ESPNCricinfo sources, the veteran SA batsman will fly back home tonight. Recently, Du Plessis collied with his teammate Mohammad Hassnain while he was doing his duty near the boundary. After the collision, du Plessis lay prone on the ground while receiving medical assistance. Thus, Saim Ayub replaced Faf for the rest of the game.

The cricketer who hails from South Africa was taken to the hospital for a further check-up with regards to the incident.  Once he returned back to the team hotel after the check-up, he updated his condition saying that he suffered a concussion and a memory loss.

He also took Twitter and wrote: “Thank you, everyone, for all the messages of support. I’m back at the hotel recovering. Have a concussion with some memory loss but I will be fine. Hopefully, be back on the field soon. Much love.”

Faf du Plessis featured in a total of five matches in PSL 2021. He scored 76 runs at a strike rate of 122.58 with a best of 37.

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