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Ben Dunk Seriously Injured During Lahore Qalandar’s Practice Session

Lahore Qalandars’ hard-hitting wicket-keeper batsman, Ben Dunk, had to be rushed to the hospital after suffering from a nasty injury during their practice session in Abu Dhabi ahead of the start of the remainder of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 6.

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According to details, Dunk busted his lips as the ball struck him during a catching practice session. The Australian wicket-keeper was rushed to the hospital, where he underwent surgery for the realignment of his lips and ended up with seven stitches.


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Lahore Qalandars’ Chief Operating Officer ( COO) and team manager, Sameen Rana, shared the unfortunate news on various social media platforms but was hopeful that Dunk can make a quick recovery and will be available for selection in the opening match of the Abu-Dhabi leg, between Lahore Qalandars and Islamabad United, scheduled to be played on 9 June.

The 34-year old hilariously shared the image of his busted lip on the popular social media platform, Instagram. He captioned the image, “Lip filler gone wrong.”


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Dunk has been a part of Lahore Qalandars squad since PSL 5. He has played 14 matches for the franchise in PSL and is their fifth-highest run-scorer since the inception of the tournament. Known for his power-hitting, Dunk played a major part in Lahore’s run to the final in the previous edition.

He has scored 380 runs at an average of 38.00 and a magnificent strike rate of 159.66. He has hit 26 sixes in his Lahore Qalandars career and has the highest score of 99*.

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