The second-put Chennai Super Kings (CSK) may possibly have received a large setback as their variety opening batsman Faf du Plessis has sustained a groin personal injury actively playing in the ongoing Caribbean Premier League (CPL) captaining the Saint Lucia Kings.
Faf du Plessis was nowhere to be seen in his side’s ultimate league stage activity from the Barbados Royals as wicket-keeper batsman Andre Fletcher stepped into the South African cricketer’s footwear for the working day. The Kings misplaced the match but however they experienced for the semi-finals and will facial area Trinbago Knight Riders in the 1st knockout.
The extent of his injuries is still mysterious but if Faf du Plessis does not element in the semi-final sport as effectively, it could mean the injuries is critical and could confirm to be a large blow for the MS Dhoni-led aspect as they engage in their 1st sport in the 2nd phase of IPL 2021, a couple of days later on Sunday.
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The Proteas batsman is currently the third-hight run-getter in the IPL 2021 scoring 320 operates in just 7 game titles and was one particular of the important things in CSK profitable five online games out of the 7 they performed prior to the tournament was suspended because of to the COVID-19 outbreak in May perhaps.
Faf has been in fantastic sort with the bat as properly for the St Lucia Kings having scored a century on the way to a magnificent knock of 120* and in his previous activity smashed 84 runs off just 54 balls.
Chennai Super Kings will resume the9r campaign from the Mumbai Indians on September 19.