CHRISTCHURCH: Pakistan males’s nationwide crew captain Babar Azam will miss the second Take a look at towards New Zealand, which commences on the Hagley Oval from Sunday, the Pakistan Cricket Board confirmed on Saturday.
In his absence, Mohammad Rizwan will lead the facet.
“Babar had a full-fledge training session yesterday but felt slight pain in his thumb, following which, the team management has opted against taking any risk,” learn the PCB assertion.
Babar needed to sit out the three-T20I sequence and the primary Take a look at, at Mount Maunganui, after he fractured his proper thumb throughout a internet session within the lead-up to the white-ball sequence.
Sharing particulars on the damage, Staff Physician Dr Sohail Saleem mentioned: “We have now seen enchancment in Babar Azam’s damage however he’s but to totally get well. He’s our captain and a very powerful batsman within the lineup, so we don’t need to take any threat.
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