News Desk: Pakistan seamer Shahnawaz Dahani has been ruled out of the team’s Asia Cup Super-4 match against arch-rivals India with a “suspected side strain”, the Pakistan Cricket Board announced on Saturday. “Shahnawaz Dahani will not be available for Sunday’s ACC T20 Asia Cup Super-4 match against India due to a suspected side strain. The injury happened while bowling in the match against Hong Kong in Sharjah on Friday” the PCB said in a statement.
“As is the case with any suspected side strain injury, the medical team will monitor him for the next 48-72 hours, following which they will make decisions, including carrying out a scan and further participation in the tournament” the PCB added.
Hasan Ali was brought into the squad and he will likely replace Dahani in Pakistan’s playing XI when they take on India at the Dubai International Stadium on Sunday.