[caption id="attachment_802565" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-802565" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Sunil-Narine-PTI.jpg" alt="" width="628" height="349" /> Sunil Narine has picked 10 wickets in nine PSL matches at an average of 20.40. @ PTI[/caption] <p></p> <p></p><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/pakistan-super-league">Pakistan Super League</a> (PSL) <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/quetta-gladiators">Quetta Gladiators</a> have suffered a major blow after <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/west-indies/">West Indies</a> spinner <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/sunil-narine/">Sunil Narine</a> has been ruled out for the initial leg of the upcoming season following a finger injury. Narine had aggravated his finger during the recently-concluded <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/bangladesh-premier-league">Bangladesh Premier League</a> (BPL 2019). <p></p> <p></p>According to a report in <em>Cricbuzz</em> on Tuesday, Narine s participation remains in doubt subject to results of a medical examination. (<strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/pakistan-super-league-2019-all-you-need-to-know-802450">Pakistan Super League 2019: All you need to know</a></strong>) <p></p> <p></p>The 30-year-old Narine, who has picked 10 wickets in nine PSL matches at an average of 20.40, was bought by Quetta Gladiators from <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/lahore-qalandars">Lahore Qalandars</a> in the pre-season trade. The Gladiators have called up Somerset leg-spinner Max Waller as his cover. <p></p> <p></p>"Obviously, you cannot like for like replacement of a big player like Narine but we have drafted in Waller and we are confident that he will add value to our team," Quetta Gladiators coach <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/moin-khan/">Moin Khan</a> was quoted as saying in the report. (<strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/fawad-ahmed-quits-first-class-cricket-in-bid-to-make-australias-world-cup-squad-802410">Fawad Ahmed quits first-class cricket in bid to make Australia's World Cup squad</a></strong>) <p></p> <p></p>"It's a blow just before the start of PSL but we will try to cope with it. We have got the depth in our squad as there are plenty other match-winners. We wish Narine a quick recovery and hope to welcome him very soon during HBL PSL." <p></p> <p></p>Gladiators begin their campaign this year when they face last year s runners-up <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/peshawar-zalmi">Peshawar Zalmi</a> on February 15.