Fabian Allen was robbed at gunpoint in Johannesburg during the ongoing SA20.
His team, Paarl Royals, confirmed the incident.
The West Indies all-arounder was returning to the team hotel when the assailants attacked him and robbed his personal belongings.
Allen’s personal belongings were taken away, including a luxury wristwatch and his phone.
Despite the alarming incident, the Royals assured that Allen was safe.
“The franchise works closely with the league to ensure the safety and well-being of its players and staff, while also allowing them to have free personal time as well,” the statement said.
The Royals have won five matches in the group stage of SA20 2023-24 and finished in third place in the points table.
Allen, 28, has played 20 ODIs and 34 T20I matches and scored 200 and 267 runs, respectively.