Wahab, who conceded 87 runs in 8.4 wicketless overs in the most expensive spell of five-plus overs in tournament history, hobbled off after twisting an ankle during Sunday's match. Pakistan have sent a replacement request to the ICC's Technical Committee, which is yet to be approved. "Wahab will not be able to continue to play in remaining games of the Champions Trophy", the statement added.
"It is a great opportunity for me to make my mark in the team", Raees, who could make his debut if inducted into the final eleven against Sri Lanka, told The Express Tribune. "Whoever plays better wins the match", said Raees.
"I always wanted to bowl to the top batsmen in the world which includes de Villiers, who is a risky batsman", he added.
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"I always wanted to bowl to the top batsmen in the world which includes de Villiers, who is a unsafe batsman, Kohli and Dhoni, who are also two of the best batsmen of modern cricket", he said. In 42 first-class matches, he has picked up 123 wickets.
Pakistan play South Africa in their next Group B match at the same venue on Wednesday.
He left the field in the 46th over of India's innings and the Pakistan Cricket Board later confirmed that the scan revealed the 31-year-old had suffered a "deltoid ligament complex", expected to keep him out of action for a minimum of two weeks.