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Pakistan's Imam-ul-Haq in World Cup injury scare

AFP  |  Nottingham 

batsman suffered a just weeks away from the start of when he was struck a painful blow on the arm by England fast bowler on Friday.

The incident took place in the fourth over of Friday's penultimate international of the five-match series at when left-handed opener Imam missed an intended pull off an 89 mph delivery from the recalled Wood that hit him on the elbow.

Imam, fresh from his career-best 151 in the third ODI at on Tuesday, fell to the ground and winced on the turf in the agony.

The 23-year-old nephew of Inzamam-ul-Haq then had several minutes' treatment before retiring hurt on three not out, with the tourists then nine without loss.

hosts and tournament favourites England lead this five-match series 2-0.

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First Published: Fri, May 17 2019. 19:16 IST