SHARJAH: The third Asia Cup encounter between the Men in Green and India will not feature Pakistani bowler Shahnawaz Dahani, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Saturday.
The fast bowler is reportedly suffering from a side strain and will miss the Super-4 match of the Asia Cup 2022 against the local cricket team.
Dahani suffered an injury while bowling against Hong Kong in Sharjah the day before.
PCB stated that the medical team will monitor him for the next 48 to 72 hours, after which the team will decide to conduct the pacer’s scans and whether he’ll be able to participate in the tournament.
Following Dahani’s injury, Mohammad Hasnain and Hasan Ali’s names have bene added to the squad.
Dahani is the second Pakistani bowler to have been injured during the mega event after Mohammad Wasim Jr who was facing fitness issues and Shaheen Shah Afridi already suffering from a knee injury.
Afridi has flown to London for treatment, while Waseem remains with the squad in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).