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Abrar Ahmed faces injury scare before first Test match against Australia

PCB says details to be shared after MRI scan
Pakistan’s Abrar Ahmed reacts after taking a wicket. — AFP
Pakistan’s Abrar Ahmed reacts after taking a wicket. — AFP

Leg spinner Abrar Ahmed was taken off the field after he complained of discomfort in the right leg on the third day of Pakistan’s game against Prime Minister’s XI on Friday.

Ahmed bowled eight overs on the third day, while he has bowled a total of 27 overs so far in the game.

“Following his complaint, Abrar was sent for a MRI scan. Further details will be shared in due course, after medical panel assess the MRI reports,” the Pakistan Cricket Board said in a statement.

The four-day game was scheduled as part of Pakistan’s preparation ahead of their three-match Test series against Australia, which is set to take place from December 14 to January 7, 2024.

The Test series between Pakistan and Australia is set to begin on December 14 at Perth Stadium where the first Test will be played.

The second Test between the two teams will be held from December 26 to 30 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

The third Test will be played from January 3 to 7, 2024 at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

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