Shadab Khan Out Of England Series

Leg-spinner Shadab Khan has been ruled out of the limited-overs series that Pakistan will play in England in the lead-up to the World Cup.

Shadab is ill with a virus, though the exact nature of his illness is not known. A PCB release said "tests revealed a virus that will require treatment and rest for, at least, four weeks".

Shadab is also part of Pakistan's World Cup squad. Should he not be fit for the showpiece event, the PCB can make changes to the squad without seeking ICC permission till May 23.

The PCB said further investigations into Shadab's illness will be done in England.