Blow for Pune as Injured Marlon Samuels returns home

Updated: April 26, 2013, 8:31 PM IST
Blow for Pune as Injured Marlon Samuels returns home

Pune: Pune Warriors India allrounder Marlon Samuels on Friday returned home to Jamaica owing to a groin injury and also to be by the side of his mother, who has sustained a knee fracture.

The Man-of-the-Match of the ICC World T20 final played only two games for Pune this season scoring only eight runs and taking a single wicket. According to a team sources, since the injury was taking time to heal, Samuels headed back home to be by the side of his ailing mother.

However, a possibility remains that the Jamaican might come back to India if Pune somehow manage to make it to the knock-out rounds. Pune are currently eighth on the points table.

First Published: April 26, 2013, 8:31 PM IST

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