Injury-hit Pakistan turn to religion for solace

Pakistan lost the first Test in Johannesburg by a huge margin of 211 runs.

updated: February 12, 2013 14:02 IST
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Lahore: The Pakistan team management in South Africa has turned to religion, offering 'Sadqa' (Alms) to the needy people in Cape Town after a raft of injuries to its key players hit the visitors ahead of the second Test at Newlands.

The team management offered Sadqa following injuries to opener Nasir Jamshed, pacer Junaid Khan and wicketkeeper Sarfaraz Ahmed ahead of the second Test beginning February 14.

Muslims usually sacrifice a goat and distribue its meat among needy people as Sadqa to ward off evil and other problems.

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