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Following the death of his 4-year-old daughter who was undergoing treatment at USA, Asif Ali is expected to leave England tour and join his family.

She was suffering from Cancer and the cricketer had earlier asked people to pray for her well being. However, last evening the news of her death was unveiled.

A statement issued by Islamabad United, the team Asif plays for in the Pakistan Super League, late Sunday said: “ISLU family pays its deepest condolences to @AasifAli2018 on the tragic loss of his daughter. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Asif & his family. Asif is a great example of strength & courage. He is an inspiration to us.”

Asif himself was part of Pakistan side who lost the final ODI against England yesterday, finishing the series 4-1.

He is most probably going to get a place in Pakistan’s World Cup squad owing to his good performances in the England tour. Initially, PCB hadn’t included him in the preliminary squad.

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