Mumbai: This season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) doesn’t look good for MS Dhoni and new entrant Rising Pune Supergiants. After the departure of England batsman Kevin Pietersen midway, now Dhoni will have to incur the loss of yet another key player from his side.
The Supergiants will be missing the services of South Africa Faf du Plessis for the remainder of the tournament.
The 31-year-old du Plessis made the announcement on his official Twitter account on Thursday.
“And so my IPL tournament unfortunately comes to an end. Broken finger and out for 6 weeks. Thanks India and @RPSupergiants it’s been fun,” du Plessis wrote.
And so my Ipl tournament unfortunately comes to and end.Broken finger and out for 6 weeks.Thanx India and @RPSupergiants it's been fun.👌🏼— Faf Du Plessis (@faf1307) April 28, 2016
In six matches so far this season, du Plessis scored 206 runs with two half centuries. His highest score was 69.