May 10, 2021

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Kuala Lumpur Rahul was diagnosed with appendicitis, Mayank Agarwal for leading Punjab Kings in his absence

Punjab Kings captain KL Rahul was diagnosed with acute appendicitis and traveled to Mumbai for surgery and further treatment, IPL franchise announced on Sunday. It is learned that Mayank Agarwal will lead the team in Rahul’s absence, starting with tonight’s match against the Delhi Capitals here.

“KL Rahul complained of severe abdominal pain last night and after not responding to medication, he was taken to the emergency room for further tests which revealed that he had acute appendicitis,” the team said in a statement.

“It will be resolved surgically and for safety measures, he was taken to hospital for the same reason,” she added.