COLOMBO: Pakistan pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi will presumably be rested for the second Test in opposition to Sri Lanka because of a knee damage after he pulled a leg pressure throughout the Galle Test.
According to the small print, the left-arm pacer sustained a knee damage whereas fielding throughout the first Test after which he was taken off the sphere and underwent an MRI scan.
The workforce administration will seek the advice of with the pinnacle of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) medical division earlier than making a call on Shaheen’s participation within the second Test.
However, the left-arm pacer bowled simply seven throughout the second innings earlier than he left the sphere following the discomfort. Whereas, he took 4 wickets within the first innings for Pakistan.
The second Test between Pakistan and the hosts Sri Lanka can be performed from July 24 to 28 at Colombo, in the meantime, the Green Shirts have a 1-Zero lead within the two-match Test Series after their historic win within the first match.