PSL 8: Hamza of Karachi Kings ruled out of remaining matches

The left-arm paced picked up eight wickets in previous edition

By Web Desk
February 15, 2023
Mir Hamza bowls against Lahore Qalandars in PSL 7 - PCB

Karachi Kings' pacer Mir Hamza has been ruled out of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) season eight due to a fractured finger. 

As shared by the franchise, Hamza will not be available for rest of the season with Kings set to announce his replacement soon. 

"Fast bowler Mir Hamza has been ruled out of PSL 8 due to a fractured finger. Our thoughts are with him, and we wish him a speedy recovery. The Karachi Kings family is with you, Mir!" the Kings stated. 

In the last season, Hamza bagged eight wickets in four matches for Kings. 

Earlier today, Multan Sultans' Shahnawaz Dahani was also ruled out of PSL 8. He also suffered fracture in his bowling hand's finger. 

Before their second game, Sultans got back-to-back bad news. After Dahani, South Africa's Wayne Parnell was also ruled out due to injury. Mohammad Ilyas replaced Dahani whereas Carlos Brathwaite replaced Parnell. 

Ilyas, who went unpicked in players' draft for this edition, joined the squad before match against Quetta Gladiators. Dahani has claimed 55 wickets in 41 T20 matches over the course of his young career. He was named best bowler in PSL 2021, which was won by Sultans.