Rumman Raees has been ruled out of the remainder Pakistan Super League 2018, it was confirmed on Tuesday (March 13). The Islamabad United pacer suffered a knee injury in the clash against Quetta Gladiators in Sharjah last month and hasn't played since.
"Rumman injured his knee while fielding in Sharjah and will now go through a recovery process back home," PSL clarified via a tweet.
In the 13th over of the match, Raees dived at long-on to stop a boundary but jammed his knee on the ground and was forced off the field. He was stretchered off the field and underwent an MRI.
"We are hopeful that the initial tests are good," Dean Jones, the coach, had said earlier. "The kid is a fantastic kid. I hope he will be alright."
United have already qualified for the next round with five wins from seven games. They hold the second spot behind Quetta Gladiators who have five wins from eight games. They play Multan Sultans on Tuesday before taking on Quetta Gladiators and Karachi Kings in their last two league games on March 15 and 16 respectively.