Naseem Shah diagnosed with pneumonia

He was ruled out of the fifth T20I on Wednesday
<p>Photo: AFP</p>

Photo: AFP

Pakistan pacer Naseem Shah has been diagnosed with pneumonia and will spend another night at the hospital in Lahore.

Earlier, Shah has been ruled out from the fifth T20I against England following a chest infection, Pakistan Cricket Board said Wednesday.

According to the spokesperson, the 19-year-old was taken to a hospital late on Tuesday due to his fever, however, he is now feeling better.

He underwent different tests, including a dengue test, to ascertain the problem, during his stay in the hospital.

Shah’s inclusion in the other matches and leaving for New Zealand tour will depend on the results of his medical reports, the spokesperson added.

The fifth match of the seven-match series will be played at the Gaddafi Stadium Lahore. The series is levelled at 2-2.

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