New Zealand climbed to the top of the ICC test rankings for the first time in history after their 101-run win over Pakistan in the first test match. At the same time, Kane Williamson leapfrogged Steve Smith and Virat Kohli to the top ...
Shadab Khan will miss the second Test against New Zealand in Christchurch and the home series against South Africa after being advised a six-week rest following MRI scans confirmed injury to the left thigh.
Pakistan all-rounder Shadab Khan has been ruled out of the first Test against New Zealand due to a thigh injury following the conclusion of his side’s four wickets victory in the third T20I in Napier on Tuesday.
It was always the fear, wasn't it? That Pakistan would take some time to acclimatize to the bouncy conditions of New Zealand as they could not have enough time to practice due to their extended quarantine
While Babar Azam and Imam-ul-Haq miss out for Pakistan due to injury, Kane Williamson, Trent Boult, Tim Southee, Kyle Jamieson and Daryl Mitchell will not be available for New Zealand for the first T20I.