GALLE: Pakistan pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi has been dominated out of the second Test towards Sri Lanka with a knee injury, the workforce mentioned Thursday.
Shaheen, a left-arm fast, performed a key half within the vacationers’ opening win on Wednesday in Galle as he took 4 wickets within the first innings.
“Due to a knee injury sustained on the fourth day of the first Test, Shaheen Afridi will miss the second Test, which will be played in Galle from July 24,” learn a workforce assertion.
He will keep with the Test aspect in Sri Lanka, the place his preliminary rehabilitation and administration will proceed below the supervision of the workforce’s medical workers, the discharge added.
The 22-yr-outdated Shaheen, who has taken 99 wickets in 25 Tests since making his debut in 2018, led the Pakistan tempo assault together with Hasan Ali and Naseem Shah within the match that ended on a tense fifth day.
Opener Abdullah Shafique hit an unbeaten 160 to anchor Pakistan’s document chase of 342 on the Galle International Stadium to steer the 2-match collection 1-0.