Fast bowler Hasan Ali of Pakistan cricket team has been ruled out of the upcoming home Tests against Sri Lanka after a medical examination revealed multiple rib fractures, Geo News reported.

According to the details, the 25-year-old’s CT [Computed Tomography] scans, the pacer had fractured three ribs on, leaving him unfit to play. Hasan has been recommended to rest for six weeks and will start a rehabilitation process at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) from Monday.

The fast bowler, after passing fitness tests, had rejoined Central Punjab for their ninth round of Quaid-e-Azam Trophy fixture against Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) on November 22.



However, prior to the match, Hasan Ali complained of pain on his left side for which he underwent precautionary scans in Karachi, revealing the fractures. For further confirmation, follow-up scans were carried out in Lahore which then confirmed his condition.

Before his marriage, the pacer was undergoing rehab from a back injury which he sustained earlier this year.

According to Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), 25-year-old remains a part of Central Punjab’s squad but will feature for the side after making a full recovery.