Pakistan’s opener Imam-ul-Haq, the left-hander was hit by a ferocious bouncer by the Newzealand pacer Lockie Ferguson following which he fell on the ground and then was taken to the hospital.
During Pakistan’s chase of 210, Imam was batting on 16 when he was forced to retire after a short delivery from fast bowler Ferguson hit the grille of his helmet, making him dizzy before he fell to the ground.
— Ramiz Ahmed Patel (@ramizrap1) November 9, 2018
Eventually, Pakistan has won the second ODI at a canter against New Zealand to level the three-match series 1-1. But due to this incident, their win at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi was overshadowed by a worrying injury to the 22-year-old opener
Later Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) stated that the young batsman is fine and the scans had shown that the player had suffered no damage.
— Shoaib Malik ?? (@realshoaibmalik) November 9, 2018
He joined the team and will remain under observation of Team Physio. The final ODI match of the series will be played in Dubai on Sunday.