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Raees replaces injured Riaz in Pakistan CT squad

07 June 2017

In a major blow to Pakistan, fast-bowler Wahab Riaz has been ruled out of the rest of the Champions Trophy one-day worldwide tournament due to an ankle injury.

Riaz suffered an ankle injury.

It was the 46th over of the innings, and Riaz did not participate in the game further. Scans later revealed that he suffered a deltoid ligament complex after an eversion injury mechanism.

The power packed Indian team overpowered Green shirts on Sunday in their first encounter at Edgbaston by 124 runs.

Wahab injured his right ankle while bowling against India in Pakistan's campaign opener where he leaked a record number of runs - 84 in 8.1 overs - by any bowler in the tournament's history.

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So, it's not that Wahab Riaz was not fit. He went through a fitness test; he was declared fully fit.

"So, it's not that Wahab Riaz was not fit". He was fit for the game. Rumman, a 25-year-old left-arm fast bowler, has represented Pakistan in two Twenty20 Internationals to date. But he had a role to play.

"I selected him. I selected him because I wanted him to perform a role". So, sometimes it works out.

Apart from Mohammad Amir and Hasan Ali, who both played against India, Pakistan's other pace bowling options are Junaid Khan and all-rounder Faheem Ashraf.

Pakistan need to beat South Africa, the world's top-ranked ODI side, in their next Group B clash at Edgbaston on Wednesday, in order to have any chance of making it to the semi-finals of the eight-team marquee event.

Raees replaces injured Riaz in Pakistan CT squad