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Pakistan all-rounder Shoaib Malik will miss the third and final T20I against Bangladesh on Monday due to the illness of his only child.
Shoaib will leave the squad today and travel to Dubai before the match.
“Shoaib Malik will miss the third and final T20I against Bangladesh today due to illness of his child and will depart for Dubai before the match,” the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said in a statement.
Pakistan men's national T20I squad will depart to Pakistan via Dubai tomorrow at 6:40 pm. Pakistan Test side will travel to Chittagong on Tuesday for the first of the two Tests.
Pakistan bowling consultant Vernon Philander will leave the side at the completion of the first Test as he was available for the three T20Is and the first Test.
Pakistan currently lead the three-match T20I series 2-0 and will look to clean sweep Bangladesh on Monday.
Pakistan and Bangladesh will play two World Test Championship matches. The Chittagong Test will commence from Friday and the second Test will be played in Dhaka from December 4-8.