Bangalore, 7th Dec 2007: Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik has been ruled out of the final test against India beginning on Saturday, December 08 after failing to recover from an ankle injury.
Shoaib twisted his left ankle while playing soccer after the first test in New Delhi. The Indian camp too to brace a bigger blow. Vice-captain MS Dhoni suffered an injury on the webbing of his left hand during the Kolkata Test. Pakistan will be captained by Younis Khan, who led the team to a remarkable draw in Kolkata, will now stand in as captain again.