PAK vs SA: Shadab Khan ruled out of South Africa tour

Fahad PervezWeb Editor

05th Apr, 2021. 07:43 pm

Pakistani all-rounder Shadab Khan has been ruled out from the rest of the series against South Africa.

As per reports, Shadab is suffering from a left toe injury during the second one-day international (ODI) against Proteas.

A press release by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said that,

“X-rays conducted following the match revealed an “intra articular communicated fracture” though there is neither any displacement nor angulation,”

“The injury will be treated conservatively and Shadab will undergo a four-week rehab.”

Due to the injury, the all-rounder will no longer to play the rest of the series against South Africa, the upcoming T20I series against the same opposition as well as the Zimbabwe series after that.

Earlier, South Africa defeats Pakistan in the second one-day international (ODI) by 17 runs and leveled the game at the Wanderers stadium in Johannesburg on Sunday.

But, Pakistan’s opening batsman Fakhar Zaman has made the nation proud with his remarkable innings as he hit 193 off 155 balls with 10 sixes and 18 fours during the match between Pakistan and South Africa.

Fakhar Zaman was also declared player of the match.

South Africa’s Quinton de Kock, captain Temba Bavuma, Rassie van der Dussen, and David Miller hit half-centuries.


Pakistan Playing XI

Babar Azam (captain), Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Rizwan (wkt), Danish Aziz, Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Mohammad Hasnain, Haris Rauf

South Africa Playing XI

Temba Bavuma (captain), Quinton de Kock (wkt), Aiden Markram, Rassie van der Dussen, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi, Tabraiz Shamsi

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