Mumbai: Punjab Kings have received a major blow for the remaining season of the IPL
after their captain KL Rahul was diagnosed with acute appendicitis and has now been admitted to the hospital to undergo for a surgery.
Punjab Kings released an official statement regarding the matter while revealed that he has been diagnosed with acute appendicitis. “KL Rahul complained of a severe abdomen pain last night and after not responding to medication, he was taken to the emergency room for further tests which revealed that he was diagnosed with acute appendicitis. It will be resolved surgically and for safety measures he has been transferred to the hospital for the same,” the statement from the franchise read.
Major possibility of KL Rahul being ruled out of IPL 2021 has come as a massive blew for Punjab Kings. The franchise didn’t announce who will lead in their regular skipper Rahul’s absence. The right-handed batsman has assumed the leadership duties since last year, is a integral part of the squad. He has also been Punjab Kings’ best batsman and holds the Orange Cap presently. Punjab Kings are slated to face Delhi Capitals (DC) at the Narendra Modi Stadium on Sunday evening.