*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.