Ben Stokes has been dominated out of the rest of the IPL 2021 with a damaged finger in his left hand. Rajasthan Royals (RR) took to Twitter to announce the information.
“Rajasthan Royals all-rounder Ben Stokes injured a finger on his left hand whereas fielding through the group’s match towards Punjab Kings on 12 April 2021 in Mumbai. Subsequent investigations revealed that he sustained a damaged finger, which can sadly rule him out of the rest of the Indian Premier League 2021 season,” the inaugural season’s IPL champion stated in an official assertion.
“Everybody at Rajasthan Royals completely admires Ben for being such an enormous asset and a priceless member of the Royals household, each on and off the sector, and needs him a speedy restoration,” the assertion additional learn.
Stokes will, nonetheless, stick with the group and supply his assist and inputs off the sector.
“We’re delighted that Ben want to stick with the group to supply his valued assist and inputs off the sector. Within the meantime, we will likely be reviewing potential substitute choices for the rest of the season,” the official assertion learn.
Within the match towards Punjab Kings (PBKS), Stokes had bowled the eighth over, however didn’t comeback to bowl any extra though the opposition scored 221 for six. He subsequently got here out to open the innings for Royals with Manan Vohra, however departed for a duck after top-edging a pull again to Punjab pacer Mohammed Shami.
The Royals misplaced the thrilling encounter by 4 runs.