Khushdil Shah ruled out for three weeks due to thumb fracture


Derby: Left-handed batsman Khushdil Shah has been ruled out for up to three weeks after suffering a fracture in his left thumb.

According to Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) press release, the 25-year-old suffered from the injury while batting during Saturday’s training session in Derby.

Khushdil is not featuring in the ongoing four-day intra-squad match and will not be available for selection for the second practice match, which will be played from 24-27 July.

The team physician and physiotherapist expect Khushdil to resume physical training by the end of the next week as the nail is intact and there is no injury to nail bed.

It must be noted that Khushdil made his debut in Perth last year against Australia.

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