Wahab ruled out of Champions Trophy with ankle injury
Pakistan fast bowler Wahab Riaz will take no further part in the Champions Trophy, after injuring his ankle while bowling against India on Sunday. A scan confirmed a "deltoid ligament complex", and Wahab will need two weeks to recover.
Wahab, who returned the most expensive figures in the Champions Trophy with 87 off 8.1 wicketless overs against India, twisted his ankle in his follow-through in the 46th over of the innings. The PCB has put in a request for a replacement player to the ICC Technical Committee.
In four ODIs this year, Wahab has conceded 260 runs and taken two wickets at an average of 130 and an economy rate of 7.72.
Apart from Hasan Ali and Mohammad Amir, who was also forced off the field with cramps against India, Pakistan's only other fast bowling options in the squad are Junaid Khan and allrounder Faheem Ashraf.
Pakistan's second group game is against South Africa on June 7, at Edgbaston.