Rumman Raees has been officially ruled out from the remaining Pakistan Super League (PSL) tournament last evening.
Errol Alcott, the Islamabad United physio has been in discussion with the knee specialist who has reviewed Rumman here at Saudi German Hospital, and they ve concluded that while he has improved a lot, his knee is not holding up to the heavy load on landing impact on the knee whilst bowling and that he should take a rest to recover completely.
A media release from Islamabad United states, "It is important to ISLU that the general well being of its players and their future success in their cricket endeavours is maintained, so while we are disappointed for Rumman in not being with us for the remainder of the HBL PSL 2018 tournament, we know getting him to rest is the right thing to do. We wish him the best of luck for the rest of 2018."
In the 25th fixture of PSL today (Tuesday), former champion Islamabad United will take on Multan Sultans.
United have already qualified for the knock-out stage while Kings would be looking keep their chances alive. In their first encounter, Misbah-led United had comprehensively defeated Shoaib-led Sultans by five wickets.
Coming to point tables, United have filled second slot with 10 points. Out of their seven completed matches, United have won five. Sultans—on the other hand - had started their campaign in style but succumbed in the second phase. Currently they are at number fourth position with 9 points.