After being diagnosed with acute appendicitis on May 1st, KL Rahul, the captain of the Punjab Kings (PBKS), may miss the rest of the IPL 2021 season. PBKS announced the news on Twitter on Sunday.
KL According to a statement issued by Punjab Kings, Rahul had suffered intense stomach pain last night, and after medications failed to alleviate the symptoms, further tests revealed that he was suffering from acute appendicitis. He’ll need surgery to repair the injury, so he’s been admitted to the hospital.
If KL Rahul does not play in the IPL 2021, it would be a major setback for the team, which is currently in fifth place on the points table after three wins in seven games. In seven matches, KL Rahul has scored 331 runs, including four half-centuries and a top score of 91*. He has a 136.21 strike rate and a 66.20 average.