Karachi: National cricket team captain Babar Azam has been ruled out of the second Test against New Zealand due to a slight pain in his thumb.
According to details, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has confirmed that Pakistan cricket team captain Babar Azam will not play the second Test match against New Zealand.
He will be replaced by wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan, who will lead Pakistan in a match at Hegley Oval from January 3.
Babar Azam to miss Christchurch Test
— PCB Media (@TheRealPCBMedia) January 2, 2021
Arriving in Christchurch, Babar Azam did a full-fledged net session yesterday but during the net, he felt a slight pain in his thumb.
It should be noted that Babar Azam could not play in the T20 series and the first Test match against New Zealand due to a fractured thumb of his right hand.