Haris replaces Zaman after knee injury in Netherlands match
Haris replaces Zaman after knee injury in Netherlands match.
SYDNEY (Web Desk) - After batsman Fakhar Zaman withdrew due to injury, Pakistan added Mohammad Haris to the lineup for their crucial Twenty20 World Cup encounter against South Africa later on Thursday.
Zaman sustained a ligament injury to his right knee, prompting the addition of 21-year-old Haris ahead of the meeting at Sydney Cricket Ground.
Pakistan are fifth in Group 2 of the Super 12 phase of the competition, with two points from their opening three matches.
They trail group leaders India by four points and must beat South Africa and Bangladesh to have any chance of reaching the semi-finals.
It has also been reported that the importent batter for Pakistan has been ruled out for the remaing matches of the Green Shirts.