Pakistan may have gained the second one ODI at a canter towards New Zealand to stage the three-match collection 1-1 however their win on the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Friday night time however their victory was once overshadowed via a being concerned harm to opener Imam-ul-Haq. The left-hander was once attended to at the floor after which taken to health facility after being hit at the head via a ferocious bouncer from Lockie Ferguson. Thankfully, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) stated that scans had proven that the participant had suffered no harm.
All over Pakistan’s chase of 210, Imam was once batting on 16 when he was once pressured to retire after a brief supply from rapid bowler Ferguson hit the grille of his helmet, making him dizzy sooner than he fell to the bottom.
— Ramiz Ahmed Patel (@ramizrap1) November 9, 2018
Staff control at the start stated that the 22-year-old would go through CT scans and be monitored for the following 48 hours.
However PCB later stated that “Imam-ul-Haq all scans transparent. He joined the staff and can stay beneath commentary of Staff Physio”.
— PCB Respectable (@TheRealPCB) November 9, 2018
Pakistan all-rounder Shoaib Malik additionally allayed fears of a significant harm via posting an image with Imam-ul-Haq.
— Shoaib Malik(@realshoaibmalik) November 9, 2018
At the box, younger rapid bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi recorded his profession highest bowling figures of Four-38 whilst opener Fakhar Zaman hit a run-a-ball 88 for his 7th fifty to assist Pakistan to a series-levelling victory.
With the win Pakistan broke a four-year dropping streak of 12 consecutive one-day internationals towards the Black Caps, beginning with a Three-2 defeat within the UAE in 2014.
The overall ODI tournament of the collection will likely be performed in Dubai on Sunday.
(With AFP Inputs)