Opening batsman Fakhar zaman is likely to miss the upcoming ODI series against Sri Lanka later this month. A knee injury had kept Zaman out of cricket for the last few weeks. But despite getting a green signal from the team’s doctors, PCB has decided to rest him for the series.
According to sources, top order batsman Abid Ali will be taking Fakhar Zaman’s spot in the upcoming series against the islanders. Fakhar Zaman will instead play Quaid-e-Azam trophy which commences on this Saturday. The PCB reportedly doesn’t want to take any risks regarding Fakhar Zaman’s injury.
Abid Ali was selected to play against Australia in ODI series but he couldn’t make it to the final list of Cricket World cup despite scoring a hundred against the aussies. The squad for series against Sri Lanka is expected to be announced next week. After which the selected players will take part in training under the newly appointed head coach Misbah Ul Haq.