Srinagar: The star pacer of Pakistan Cricket team Shaheen Afridi has been ruled out of second test vs Sri Lanka due to knee injury.
Pakistan Cricket Board on Thursday confirmed that left arm pacer would not be part of the team for Second test against Sri Lanka.
“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,” the PCB said in a brief statement.
PCb said that Afridi will stay with the Test side in Sri Lanka, where his initial rehabilitation and management will continue under the supervision of the team’s medical staff.
The second Test is scheduled to be played on July 24 with Pakistan leading series 1-0.