their regular skipper Misbah-ul-Haq in this game © AFP
Pakistan will miss their regular skipper Misbah-ul-Haq in this game © AFP

Dec 14, 2014

Pakistan captain, Misbah-ul-Haq has been ruled out of the remaining three One-Day International (ODI) matches against New Zealand due to a hamstring injury. An official in the Pakistan Cricket Board said late yesterday that MRI scans reports had confirmed that Misbah required proper rest to recover from his hamstring injury. Catch all the live action of the match exclusively on Ten Cricket and Ten HD. Also catch the live streaming of the match by just logging on to

Shahid Afridi will now lead the side in the remaining three matches,” he said. Misbah sustained the injury while fielding during the second one-day international against the Kiwis in Sharjah. The official said Misbah would be returning from the UAE to rest and undergo treatment for his hamstring injury to recover in time for next year’s World Cup.

Misbah was fined 15 percent of his match fee for showing dissent in the second ODI. Pakistan take on New Zealand in the third ODI later today, with series level at 1-1 in a best of five tournament.

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