Pakistan's Imam-ul-Haq Escapes Serious Injury After Painful Blow

Pakistan’s Imam-ul-Haq suffered a pre-International Cup harm scare after being struck by means of England paceman Mark Picket on Friday however scans confirmed he didn’t endure any damaged bones. The 23-year-old left-handed opener needed to retire harm after a ball by means of Picket hit him at the elbow. The incident came about within the penultimate event of the five-game collection at Trent Bridge, when Imam ignored an meant pull off an 89 mile-per-hour (143 kilometres-per-hour) supply from the Durham paceman.

Imam, recent from his career-best 151 within the 3rd ODI at Bristol on Tuesday, fell to the bottom and winced at the turf in agony.

Imam, the nephew of Pakistan nice and leader selector Inzamam-ul-Haq won a number of mins’ remedy earlier than retiring harm on 3 no longer out, with the vacationers then 9 with out loss within the fourth over.

He used to be taken to sanatorium however a Pakistan staff spokesman instructed AFP that scans confirmed there have been no damaged bones, with swelling on his left arm the total extent of the harm.

The reality his harm used to be no longer as serious as first feared used to be showed when Imam resumed his innings after Pakistan misplaced their 7th wicket on 319 within the 48th over.

He completed on six no longer out in a complete of 340 for seven.

International Cup hosts and match favourites England lead the five-match collection 2-Zero.

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