NEW ZEALAND VS PAKISTAN IN UAE, 2018
Cricbuzz Staff •
Imam is down at the flooring after being struck by way of a Ferguson bouncer © AFP
Imam-ul-Haq returned to the Pakistani aspect after his scans for a conceivable head damage have been deemed clear, a PCB spokesperson mentioned on the finish of the second one ODI towards New Zealand.
The left-handed opening-batsman went for CT scans and MRI after he used to be hit on on his helmet’s grille at the first ball of the 13th over off a Lockie Ferguson supply that clocked at 138ks.
Imam, retired harm on 16, used to be overwhelmed for tempo and leap because the short-pitched supply rose sharply. The 22-year-old seemed shaken as he moved clear of the stumps and struggled to take off his helmet prior to settling at the ground. He had his eyes closed however used to be aware. After receiving a long exam he used to be taken off the sector.
Though dazed all the way through his clinical exam, Imam appeared desirous about sporting on prior to he started to limp. Fakhar Zaman used to be seeing signaling to Babar Azam to enroll in him within the center because the on-field umpire Shozab Raza instructed the Pakistan workforce physio to take Imam off the sector. The play needed to forestall 5 balls later as an ambulance waited close to a sidescreen for Imam, who needed to be stretchered in it, to take him to the health facility.
Pakistan beat New Zealand by way of six wickets in the second one ODI to stage the three-match sequence. The ultimate might be hung on Sunday at Dubai.