Pakistan spinner Noman Ali was recovering Saturday after being rushed to hospital with acute appendicitis, with the veteran dominated out of the remainder of their collection towards Australia.
The 37-year-old, who didn’t function throughout a heavy defeat within the opening Take a look at in Perth, suffered extreme belly ache on Friday.
“Noman Ali complained of sudden and severe abdominal pain yesterday, leading to examinations and scans in emergency that confirmed a diagnosis of acute appendicitis,” the Pakistan Cricket Board stated.
“On surgeon’s advice, he underwent Laparoscopic Appendectomy today.”
Ali, who has performed 15 Assessments, the final of which was towards Sri Lanka in July, was “stable and doing fine,” however will take no additional half within the three-Take a look at collection which resumes in Melbourne subsequent week.
It’s one other blow for the guests after tempo bowler Khurram Shahzad was dominated out of the collection on Thursday.
The 24-year-old impressed on his debut in Perth, ending with match figures of 5-128 within the 360-run loss.
However he complained of discomfort and scans confirmed a stress fracture within the ribs together with an belly muscle tear.
Pakistan already had a weakened bowling assault after speedster Naseem Shah was omitted from the tour attributable to a long-term harm.
Spinner Abrar Ahmed missed the Perth Take a look at with leg discomfort, however might return for the second match in Melbourne that begins on December 26.