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Big Blow to Karachi Kings, Sad news for fans

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Unfortunate news has come from the Karachi Kings camp ahead of their fourth clash in the tournament. Bowlers Muhammad Amir and Muhammad Ilyas have been ruled out of Pakistan Super League PSL season 7 due to injuries.

Muhammad Amir was already nursing injuries and did not play any match in the tournament so far. The franchise was hoping for his return for the fourth match since the side has been missing pace. But today it was announced that the fast bowler won’t be coming back after his injuries got augmented during the rehabilitation process.

Similarly, Muhammad Ilyas was bated off from further playing any match in the league because of a shoulder injury. In the last outing, Ilyas bowled two overs after receiving therapy for it. But, an MRI did later showed aggravation in the shoulder. He was advised to rest for six weeks.

A statement from the team management about the whole situation said, “Amir has always been a King, and the team wishes him the best in recovering to full fitness as he returns to his family soon,”

Regarding Muhammad Ilyas, “The whole Karachi Kings family appreciates his service and selflessness that embodies the spirit of family and effort this team stands for and wishes Ilyas a speedy recovery back to his fighting best,”

According to sources, Usman Shinwari has been selected in place of Ilyas while nothing is said about Muhammad Amir yet.

This new development could be a big blow for Karachi Kings as the side has lost all three matches played since the start of the tournament. The unavailability of Joe Clarke was also rumoured but no official statement has been released yet.

Kings were eyeing the return of pace Muhammad Amir as the team has been seriously lacking in this sector. The team selectors would need to closely select his replacement as it would be very crucial for the franchise.

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