Sharjah: Pakistan fast bowler Imran Khan has been ruled out of the final Test of the three-match series against England after suffering hand injury during fielding practice session.
Team manager Intikhab Alam confirmed the news, saying Imran was taken to the hospital soon after his injury and he would be out of action for at least ten days.
The left-arm fast bowler Rahat Ali will replace Imran in the squad for series decider match.
Imran claimed a total of six wickets in the first two Tests against England.
Earlier, Pakistan had taken 1-0 lead in the series following their 178-run win in the second Test in Dubai.
Pakistan will now be aiming to clinch the series when they will take on England in the series decider on November 1 at Sharjah.