Karachi: Pakistani all rounder, Shadab Khan will not be a part of the home fixtures against South Africa and the second Test against New Zealand due to muscle injury.
In a press release, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) mentioned that the all-rounder requires 6 weeks rest on the account of the recent injury.
PCB said that the 22-year-old player, “will not play in the second Test in Christchurch against New Zealand and the home series against South Africa”.
The press release further said that the player “was diagnosed with high-grade full-thickness tear to the Rectus Femoris muscle”. He suffered this injury earlier this week in the Napier T20I match.
However, Shabad “will remain with the side in New Zealand” “under the medical team’s supervision.
The match will start from 3 to 7 January in Christchurch and the two-test and three T20I will start from 26 January to 14 February against South Africa.