Injured Taufeeq out of South Africa tour Imran Farhat replace for test squad.Pakistan opener Taufeeq Umar has been ruled out of the tour of South Africa after failing to recover from a leg injury. Imran Farhat has been confirmed as his replacement in Test Squad. Taufeeq had to sit out of the practice match in East London that ended on Monday & the decision to send him home was taken after the results of an MRI. Pakistan’s team manager Naveed Akram Cheema confirmed to ESPNcricinfo that Taufeeq did not train this week. Nasir Jamshed played in his place in the tour match & scored half-centuries, which puts him in line to make his debut in the first Check in Johannesburg from February one.
“He, Taufeeq has been advised to 5 weeks rest by the doctors,” a PCB spokesman. “The team management is sending him back & requested for a replacement.”
Injured Taufeeq out of South Africa tour Imran Farhat replace
This season in first-class cricket, Taufeeq scored 377 runs from nine matches at an average of 22.17, with half-centuries.
Taufeeq has played 43 Tests since making his debut in 2001 & scored 2943 runs at an average of 38.72. He is been part of the XI in Pakistan’s earlier 18 Tests, since they played South Africa in the UAE in November 2010. In the work of this period, they scored centuries & half-centuries. They was also part of the squad that played Tests in South Africa0 years ago & was Pakistan’s leading run-scorer with 280 runs, including a century in Cape Town.