BAN vs PAK: Shoaib Malik misses 3rd T20I due to his son's illness

Pakistani batsman Shoaib Malik will miss the third and final T20I against Bangladesh today.

DHAKA: : Pakistani thug Shoaib Malik will miss the third and final Twenty20 International (T20I) against Bangladesh on Monday due to "his child's illness". "Shoaib Malik will miss the third and final T20I against Bangladesh today due to his child's illness and will leave for Dubai before the game," said the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). Pakistan currently lead the three-game T20I series 2-0 and will look to clean up Bangladesh on Monday.

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) issued a statement on Monday that Shoaib Malik will not play the third T20 match in the series against Bangladesh. Iftikhar Ahmed will most likely replace him in the team. PSL star Shahnawaz Dahani is also set to make his debut today.

The former Pakistani captain will leave for Dubai at 10:00 a.m. local time. The Pakistani T20I squad will leave Dhaka for Pakistan via Dubai on Tuesday. Usman Qadir and Imad Wasim will be spending a few days in Dubai with their families.

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The PCB announced that the Twenty20 national team will leave Dhaka tomorrow at 6.30 p.m. after completing the T20 series via Dubai. The spinners Imad Wasim and Usman Qadir will return home after a few days with their families in Dubai. The test team, which reached Bangladesh on Sunday, will leave Dhaka for Chittagong tomorrow at 3:00 p.m. The first test between Pakistan and Bangladesh will be held in Chittagong from November 26th

The PCB added that bowling advisor Vernon Philander will leave the roster after the first test. He flies to South Africa on December 1st. The Pakistani testing site will travel to Chattogram on Tuesday for the first of the two tests. Pakistani bowling consultant Vernon Philander will leave after completing the first test as he was available for the three T20Is and the first test.

Pakistan and Bangladesh will play two World Test Championship (WTC) games. The chattogram test begins on Friday, while the second test will be played in Dhaka from December 4th to 8th.