James Faulkner out of quarantine, set to join Quetta Gladiators

KARACHI: Australia’s World Cup-winning all-rounder – James Faulkner, who is set to represent Quetta Gladiators in the forthcoming seventh edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), said he is excited to join the Gladiators in the training session.

In a video statement, Faulkner, while expressing his excitement for the mega event said he is looking forward to joining the training sessions after the completion of his isolation period.

“I am excited to join Quetta Gladiators for season seven of the PSL, looking forward to getting out of the quarantine today and hitting the training track,” he said.

Faulkner went on to say that the 31-years-old is also looking forward to the Gladitors’ first game on January 28 against the former champions – Peshawar Zalmi.

On the other hand, Will Smeed, Dan Lawrence, Ben Duckett have already joined the Gladiators’ squad, while Luke Wood will join the side soon.

Furthermore, Jason Roy and James Vince are set to join the squad after the completion of the England-West Indies series, whereas, Noor Ahmad will join the 2019 champions after the ongoing ICC Under 19 World Cup.

The marquee event will kick off on January 27 at National Stadium with the former champions Karachi Kings taking on the defending champions – Multan Sultans, in the curtain-raiser.

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