Head Coach and member of the selection committee of Pakistan, Misbah-ul-Haq made an announcement that Usman Shinwari is under treatment and it is very unlikely that Usman Shinwari would be playing this time.
Usman Shinwari can’t be present for the second Test initiating from Thursday at the national stadium in capital Karachi revealed the head coach.
Pakistani bowler Usman Shinwari might not be the part of the second Test against Sri Lanka. He is hospitalized with high fever on Tuesday.
Head Coach Misbah-ul-Haq had confirmed the same. Head Coach and member of the selection committee of Pakistan, Misbah-ul-Haq quoted that Usman was treated There are almost negligible chances that the head coach would be present for the second Test initiating from Thursday at the national stadium in capital Karachi.
Sri Lankan bowler Kasun Rajitha would not be present for the second Test as well. Head Coach Mickey Arthur made a confirmation about the same.“No, he might not play this time and is looked after as for his left hamstring problem,” he disclosed.
Sri Lanka has suffered damage after losing its seasoned pacer Suranga Lakmal because of dengue for almost a tour.
Rajitha’s absence puts more pressure on Lahiru Kumara and Vishwa Fernando as they are the only frontline quicks in the team who have the experience of tests. Twenty-two-year old Asitha Fernando who is Lakmal’s replacement has only played in single ODI.
Arthur revealed that the decision regarding whether to go in with three pacers and one spinner or two pacers and two spinners for the second Test is yet to be made.