Pakistan Pacer Junaid Khan Ruled Out of Test Series Against Australia

Pakistan paceman Junaid Khan twisted his knee in practice and, after an MRI scan, was advised to rest for up to six weeks.

updated: October 08, 2014 14:27 IST
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File Photo: Junaid Khan celebrates during Colombo Test against Sri Lanka.

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Sharjah: Under-strength Pakistan received further blow on Wednesday when frontline paceman Junaid Khan was ruled out of the ODI and two-Test series against Australia after injuring his knee in practice.

Pakistan are already without off-spinner Saeed Ajmal, who was last month suspended from all international cricket for an illegal bowling action.

Last week all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez suffered a hand injury which forced him out of the limited-overs series.

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