Groin injury forces Maharoof out of Pakistan Test series

February 22nd, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS  

Karachi, Feb 22 (IANS) Sri Lanka fast bowler Farveez Maharoof will fly back home from here Sunday evening after suffering from a groin injury, a Sri Lanka team official announced.
Maharoof, 24, injured his groin during a training session and was ruled out of the two-match Test series under progress in Pakistan.

The Colombo-born Maharoof was overlooked for the ongoing first Test against Pakistan at the National Stadium. The second Test will be played in Lahore March 1-5.

The official said the team management is yet to decide on a replacement for Maharoof.

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