“X-rays conducted following the match revealed an intra articular communicated fracture though there is neither any displacement nor angulation. The injury will be treated conservatively and Shadab will undergo a four-week rehab,” the PCB said in a statement.
Earlier in the year, Shadab had suffered a thigh injury that had ruled him out of the New Zealand Tests and the home series against South Africa.
However, he was a part of all the three squads of Pakistan for this twin assignments in Africa.
In the first two one-dayers of the series, he failed to pick up a wicket but registered scores of 33 and 13 as Pakistan and South Africa find themselves level going into the last of the three-match series.
The third one-dayer takes place in Centurion on Wednesday.
Pakistan will also travel to Zimbabwe for three T20s and two test matches beginning on April 21. (UNI)