Pakistan‘s vice-captain, Shadab Khan is likely to get featured in the third and the final T20I to be played against Zimbabwe on Tuesday. The leg-spinner missed two of the three T20I matches and a three-match ODI series as he felt stiffness in his left upper leg.
He reported the issue during the first intra-squad match that took place in Rawalpindi on 23rd October. Recently, he was spotted playing practice matches in Lahore indicating his fine health and availability for the final T20I match.
Shadab Khan likely to play 3rd T20I against Zimbabwe
Shadab, who has risen more as a batsman, showed glimpses of his cleared batting in the fifth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL 2020). Also, in the recently concluded series against England, the 21-year-old was more dominant with the bat.
Before the first 20-over match, one of the health officials revealed that “Though he is much better now, we have no plans of taking the risk of aggravating the injury,” but he was not chosen for the second match either despite being well in his fitness form.
Notably, the hosts have winded up a three-match ODI series winning by 2-1 whereas have won the two T20I matches of a three-match series with the showdown’s final to be played on 10th November.