[caption id="attachment_810706" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-810706" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/AB-de-Villiers_AFP.jpg" alt="" width="628" height="376" /> AB de Villiers, who plays for Lahore Qalandars in the Pakistan Super League, was ruled out of Pakistan leg of PSL 2019 due to back injury. @AFP[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>Back injury has ruled <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/ab-de-villiers/">AB de Villiers</a> out of the Pakistan leg of the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/pakistan-super-league">Pakistan Super League</a> (PSL) 2019. The UAE leg of the PSL is scheduled to get over on March 5 while the final four group games, the qualifiers and the final of the PSL 2019 will be played in Karachi from March 9. <p></p> <p></p>AB de Villiers, who plays for <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/lahore-qalandars">Lahore Qalandars</a>, said he was disappointed having missed out on a chance to play before the passionate Pakistani cricket fans . <p></p> <p></p>The former South African skipper issued a media statement to inform that he won't travel to Pakistan due to the injury. <p></p> <p></p>"I am very disappointed that I will not be able to play in front of the passionate Pakistani cricket fans," said de Villiers said in a statement. <p></p> <p></p>"I saw my doctor who has advised complete rest for two weeks and, unfortunately, that rules me out of the games in Karachi. I hope to be a part of the HBL PSL next year and very much hope to play my part in the return of international cricket to the country. I am backing Lahore Qalandars to go all the way and win the trophy this year, he added. <p></p> <p></p>Lahore Qalandars manager Sameen Rana, in a media release, termed de Villiers unavailability a disappointing news . <p></p> <p></p> It s disappointing news for Lahore Qalandars management and its fans that AB de Villiers will not be able to make it for Pakistan s leg of PSL, he said before adding, Any update on a replacement, if any, will be communicated in due course.