Melbourne [Australia], January 13 (Indiaprix): A former Australian skipper Steve Smith performing a surgery to repair an elbow injury he suffered in an ongoing Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).
A 29-year-old is expected to be out of business for over six weeks after surgery, Cricket.com.au reports.
So the right-hand bat has taken over the upcoming Pakistan Super League (PSL). He expressed his disappointment with the same message that he was looking forward to playing in the tournament and helping his team, Multan Sultans, raise the prize.
"I am disappointed that I can not play the PSL together, but I wish Multan Sultan It this year's tournament the best I was looking forward playing in the tournament and help teams win a prize We have a talented team and I'm sure they will do well,..," The Express Tribune quoted Smith saying.
The damage was a big blow to Smith, who is in the eyes of an international return, as his 12-month postponement of his role in South Africa against a massive ball-modeling scandal in the test series ends on March 28th.
Less than six months to go to the World Cup, Smith's damage can also turn out to be a great back for the Australian team.
Smith, who has only played two matches BPL, returned to Australia after injury for later treatment. So far he has won only 16 games in two games, including a duck in the final match. (I-ALPHA)