• search

Pakistan's Rana leaves Sri Lanka tour

Written by: Staff
|

COLOMBO, Mar 27 (Reuters) Pakistan fast bowler Rana Naved-ul-Hasan has pulled out of the first test against Sri Lanka and has flown home to be with his sick wife.

Naved-ul-Hasan, who was expected to lead a three-pronged pace attack against Sri Lanka, was able to leave after the first day's play yesterday was washed out before the toss and the naming of teams.

''He was put on the first flight that was available as he was desperate to return to be with his family after hearing about his wife's poor health,'' team manager Zaheer Abbas told reporters.

It is unclear whether he will return in time for the second test in Kandy, which starts on April 3.

Reuters 1057

For Daily Alerts

For Breaking News from Oneindia
Get instant news updates throughout the day.

Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more