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Leg-spinner Yasir ruled out for Pakistan’s UK tours

Yasir Shah

By: Sarwar Alam

Pakistan suffered a stinging setback Monday ahead of their Test tours of Ireland and England after key leg-spinner Yasir Shah was ruled out with a hip bone injury. The 31-year-old has been key to Pakistan’s Test wins since 2014, having taken 165 wickets in 28 Test matches. Chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq confirmed the spinner will not be available for the tours. “Yasir is ruled out of the Ireland and England Test tours and it’s a big blow,” Inzamam told local media. “It’s a big loss for the team.” Medical reports said Yasir suffered a hip bone stress fracture and needs four…

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