The national cricket team suffered a major setback in the T20 series against Zimbabwe, after the exclusion of vice-captain Shadab Khan.
According to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), national cricket team vice-captain and all-rounder Shadab Khan will not play in the first T20 International match against Zimbabwe.
The PCB medical team has confirmed that Shadab Khan’s injury is improving but it has been decided to give him more rest.
Shadab Khan’s participation in the next two T20 matches of Aries will be decided in due course.
The first match of the 3T20 International series between the two teams will be played on November 7 at the Pindi Cricket Stadium in Rawalpindi.
The league spinner complained of a strain in his left leg after the first intra-squad practice match played at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore on October 23.