NEWLANDS - Pakistan has a good news ahead of the second test against South Africa.
Fast bowler Mohammad Abbas is fit and available for the second Test between Pakistan and South Africa starting January 3 in Cape Town.
Abbas, who had been ruled out of the first Test with a shoulder injury he developed in the second Test against New Zealand, will be part of the playing XI for the second Test, sources said.
Wicket-keeper batsman Mohammad Rizwan is also expected to be included in the team for the next match as a middle-order batsman.
According to sources, Rizwan will replace Asad Shafiq who scored a total of 13 runs in both the innings at Centurion.
Moreover, Haris Sohail who missed the first Test with a knee injury is also expected to make a comeback into the team provided he passes the fitness team.