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  • Saturday 28, November 2020
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Hasan Ali facing an injury ahead of England Test

Hasan Ali facing an injury ahead of England Test

Pakistani fast bowler, Hasan Ali is facing an injury worry ahead of Lord’s Test between England and Pakistan starting on May 24.

The 24-year old injured his hand during the two-day warm-up match against Leicestershire during a catching attempt, the team management informed late Monday night.

According to Pakistan team’s physiotherapist Cliffe Deacon, Hasan split the webbing between his thumb and index finger. The medical staff assessed the bowler and two stitches were given as a precautionary measure.

Dismissing rumours that Hasan might not be part of the squad that takes the field on Thursday, Deacon said that at this point he is available for selection.

On the other hand, Mohammad Amir proved his fitness as Pakistan drew their final warm-up match on Monday.

Amir was one of several first-choice players rested from the match against Leicestershire after suffering a recurrence of a longstanding knee problem.

The problem recurred during Pakistan's preceding five-wicket victory over Test debutants Ireland in Malahide, Dublin.

Pakistan will take on England in a two-match Test series on May 24 and June 1.