Gladiators eyes Narine in final PSL phase

March 5, 2019 | By

KARACHI: Sitting comfortably on top of the points’ chart, the Pakistan Super League (PSL) team, Quetta Gladiators hope that spin wizard, Sunil Narine would join their ranks in few days to boost the “purple” outfit further.

Talking to this correspondent, from Abu Dhabi, Gladiators’ media manager, Nabeel Hashmi said the scan reports suggest that Narine’s finger injury had aggravated.

“His ligaments look in bad shape however he is upbeat and going through physiotherapy and relevant medical procedure”, Nabeel Hashmi said.

“We are very clear, Narine will be picked even for the last couple of games, including the PSL4 final, if he gets fit and Quetta Gladiators qualify”, Nabeel Hashmi added.

Nabeel Hashmi, who also looks after foreign players’ recruitment, admitted that his franchise cast doubts over Sunil Narine’s bowling action but now Nabeel feels the situation is different.

“Yes the coaching staff of Quetta Gladiators raised questions over Narine’s bowling action but he remodelled his action and has been part of various leagues since then. Narine has been recalled in his national team too”, Nabeel Hashmi clarified.

On a question regarding Shane Watson’s availability, during the Pakistan leg of PSL4, Nabeel Hashmi sounded pessimistic however said the possibility is still 50-50.

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