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Pakistan fast bowler Imran Khan injured during nets


SHARJAH: Pakistan fast bowler Imran Khan has reportedly been injured during the fielding session today in Sharjah Cricket Stadium, reported.

Pakistan team management has also confirmed the news. His inclusion in the team for the Third and final Test against England will be after fitness Test.

The 28-year-old injured webbing of his bowling hand while catching a ball in training at the Sharjah stadium. Team manager Intikhab Alam said Khan was rushed to hospital for treatment.

“Khan hurt his bowling hand and was sent to hospital, so he will be assessed before taking a final decision as we still have a day before the third Test,” Alam told AFP.

The third Test starts in Sharjah from Sunday. Khan, who made his debut against Australia last year, has taken six wickets in the two Test matches, four in Dubai where Pakistan won by 178 runs.

Earlier, Pakistan left arm spinner Imad Wasim got injured during a domestic match in Lahore and ruled out of the upcoming ODI series against England.

PCB has included left arm spinner Zafar Gohar to fill his shoe.

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