In a major relief for Punjab Kings (PBKS), skipper KL Rahul, who had underwent successful surgery after being diagnosed with appendicitis, is expected to return to the team’s bio-bubble after serving a mandatory quarantine period as doctors have informed the franchise that he will be able to start normal activities after a week’s rest.
As per a report in ESPN Cricinfo, Rahul flew on a charter flight to Mumbai where he underwent laparoscopic appendectomy and the franchise will now consult the IPL management to know about Rahul’s quarantine period and when he could rejoin the PBKS’ bio-bubble.
Notably, Rahul was forced to miss PBKS contest against Delhi Capitals on Sunday.
In his last game against Royal Challengers Bangalore (rcb), Rahul had slammed an unbeaten 91 off just 57 balls and led his side to a thumping 34-run victory.
Later in his absence, stand-in skipper Mayank Agarwal led PBKS against Delhi Capitals on Sunday and smashed an unbeaten 99 runs however couldn’t avoid a defeat as Delhi registerd a comfortable seven-wicket win.