Pakistani pacer Mohammad Abbas faces a setback

Pakistani pacer Mohammad Abbas faces a setback
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*ISLAMABAD - Pakistani pacer Mohammad Abbas faces a setback ahead of the third test against New Zealand.*

*Pacer Mohammad Abbas is likely to miss the third and final Test against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi due to a shoulder injury, ESPNcricinfo has reported. *

The fast-bowler, who is currently third in the Test bowling rankings, suffered a shoulder injury during the Dubai Test but kept playing while taking pain killers.

A shoulder scan revealed the extent of his injury and he is now set to miss the series decider.

Abbas is now also a doubt for Pakistan’s tour of South Africa next month.

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