Nauman Ali to replace Shaheen Afridi for second Test match, confirms Babar
Sri Lankan pitches offer a lot of variety to the spinners and Pakistan have opted for a spin-based approach as well with,the selection of another spinner
The left-hand pacer was injured in the first game during the field ofday four. Although Shaheen's MRI showed no real cause for concern but the management did not want to take any risks.
"Shaheen is our main bowler who provides us early breakthroughs. Unfortunately, he is injured so we have included Nauman Ali looking at the conditions here," shared Babar.
"We will go with two pacers tomorrow and try to continue our match-winning performance," he added.