PAK vs NZ 2020-21: All-rounder Shadab Khan became the third Pakistan player to be ruled out of their opening Test against New Zealand due to the thigh injury

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PAK vs NZ 2020-21: All-rounder Shadab Khan became the third Pakistan player to be ruled out of their opening Test against New Zealand due to the thigh injury

 

PAK vs NZ 2020-21: All-rounder Shadab Khan became the third Pakistan player to be ruled out of their opening Test against New Zealand due to the thigh injuryShadab Khan in motion for Pakistan. (Reuters)

All-rounder Shadab Khan became the third Pakistan participant to be dominated out of their opening Test towards New Zealand with injury, the nation’s cricket board mentioned on Wednesday.

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The 22-year-old spin bowling all-rounder sustained a thigh injury throughout Tuesday’s last Twenty20 match in Napier.

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Pakistan is already without skipper Babar Azam and opener Imam-Ul-Haq, each nursing thumb accidents, for the Boxing Day Test scheduled at Mount Maunganui from Dec. 26.

“Shadab will now endure MRI scans in Tauranga on Thursday, following which an additional replacement on the precise nature of the injury and time wanted to return to aggressive cricket shall be offered,” the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) mentioned in a press release.

Uncapped left-arm spinner Zafar Gohar has joined the Test squad from the Pakistan A group presently in Hamilton. The second and last Test are scheduled in Christchurch from Jan. 3.

Pakistan squad for the 1st Test:   Mohammad Rizwan (captain), Abid Ali, Azhar Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Fawad Alam, Haris Sohail, Imran Butt, Mohammad Abbas, Naseem Shah, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shaheen Afridi, Shan Masood, Sohail Khan, Yasir Shah and Zafar Gohar.

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