Injured Umar Gul to miss Champions Trophy

Updated: Apr 18, 2013, 22:49 PM IST

Zee Media Bureau

Islamabad: Pakistan fast bowler Umar Gul will miss the Champions Trophy to be played in England this June, due to a knee injury.

According to a PCB official Gul will require surgery on his right knee and will be out of the game for eight to ten weeks.

Gul is believed to have sustained the injury last month after the Centurion ODI against South Africa.

The pacer will undergo surgery in Melbourne next month.