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Hasan Ali out of key world cup match against South Africa due to illness

Pakistan’s Hasan Ali will not be available for the crucial must-win match against South Africa.

Chennai, 26 October, 2023(GNP): Fast bowler Hasan Ali won’t be able to play in Pakistan’s match against South Africa due to illness, as stated by the board in a brief announcement.

Hasan had a fever last night, but the PCB mentioned that he is currently recovering. The fast bowler will be given rest to ensure a full recovery before the upcoming matches.

This Friday, Green shirts will encounter another challenge to test their capabilities when they go up against the high-scoring South Africa, who has secured four victories in five matches and has bounced back from their surprising defeat to Netherlands.

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Pakistan still has a chance to reach the semi-finals with four group games remaining, but there is very little room for mistakes.

Pakistan’s all-rounder Shadab Khan expressed today that his teammates, who haven’t been performing well, hold onto the belief that “miracles can happen” as the former champions enter a critical “do-or-die” struggle to revive their struggling World Cup campaign.