Asia Cup 2022: Pakistani Pacer Ruled out of India vs Pakistan Match? Here’s the update

Updated on: Sep 3, 2022 7:11 pm IST

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    Pakistan Cricket Team after suffering a disappointing loss against India in their opening match of the Asia Cup 2022, thrashed Hong Kong by 155 runs. With the massive against the associate nation, the Babar Azam-led side book their berth in the Super 4s stage. 

    Asia Cup 2022: Shahnawaz Dahani ruled out of India vs Pakistan clash due to injury 

    Pakistan is all now all set to again lock horns with arch-rivals India on Sunday (4th September). The match will take place in Dubai and the Men in Green would be hoping to take their revenge.

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    Ahead of their clash against India, Pakistan have suffered a massive blow as pacer Shahnawaz Dahani has been ruled out of the match against Men in Blue. The right-arm fast bowler suffered side strain and he was deemed unfit to play the next match. 

    Dahani will stay will team and will be monitored by the medical team for the next 2-3 days before any decision on his availability will be taken. He sustained the injury during Pakistan’s match against Hong Kong. 

    Dahani, notably, bowled sensationally in a match against Hong Kong as he conceded just 7 runs and took 1 wicket in the 2 overs he bowled. He also bowled one maiden over and impressed many with his pace.

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    Asia Cup 2022: Hasan Ali likely to play in place of Shahnawaz Dahani against India 

    With Dahani not fit to play the game against India, it’s likely that Pakistan will give nod ahead to Hasan Ali. The pacer being experienced and familiar to UAE conditions, it is expected that he will play against India. 

    The rest of the Pakistan team is likely to same as they produced a magnificent performance against Hong Kong. 

    Here’s Pakistan’s probable playing XI for India clash 

    Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Babar Azam (c), Fakhar Zaman, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Shadab Khan, Asif Ali, Mohammad Nawaz, Haris Rauf, Naseem Shah, Hasan Ali 

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