Pakistan has been dealt with a major blow ahead of must-win game against defending champion Sri Lanka on September 14, Thursday at R Premdasa stadium in Colombo.
Pakistan’s pace sensation Naseem Shah has been ruled out of the remaining Asia Cup 2023 due to shoulder injury. Notably, Shah suffered shoulder injury during high-voltage India vs Pakistan game on September 11.
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Zaman Khan has been added in the squad as a replacement.
“Pakistan have called up Shahnawaz Dahani and Zaman Khan as backups. The two have been called u after Haris Rauf and Naseem Shah picked up niggles in the match against India,” PCB said in an official statement.
Khan has joined the squad on Wednesday morning and is currently training with the squad. Meanwhile, Haris Rauf is recovering well but Shahnawaz Dahani will join the squad on Thursday morning.