Pakistani Shaheen Imam-ul-Haq was discharged from the hospital as doctors declared his ‘precautionary tests’ clear, after head injury. Imam sustained head injury during second One Day International against New Zeeland when, short delivery from New Zealand’s fast bowler Lockie Ferguson hit his helmet, making him dizzy before he was taken to hospital. Pakistan were on 54/0 when he go injury.
According to PCB Imam will remain under the team physio’s observation for next few hours as his scans returned clear. Earlier, the team management had said Imam will be kept in observation for the next 48 hours.
Imam was batting 16, when ball Lockie Ferguson struck grille of his helmet and Imam stumbled towards the floor and laying down with his eyes closed. He was taken to hospital where he undergoe some precautionary tests, later he was discharged from hospital. Imam had just returned to the side for this ODI series after a freak finger injury in the second Test against Australia last month.
Pakistan beat New Zeeland by six wickets Second ODI played in Abu Dhabi. Third and final match of the series will be played on Sunday.
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22 August, 2019