LEEDS (UK), May 20: Pakistan batsman Asif Ali is expected to leave the tour of England following the death of his daughter, who had been having treatment for cancer in the United States.
A statement issued by Islamabad United, the team Asif plays for in the Pakistan Super League, late on Sunday said: �ISLU family pays its deepest condolences to @AasifAli2018 on the tragic loss of his daughter. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Asif and his family. Asif is a great example of strength and courage. He is an inspiration to us.�
Earlier on Sunday, the 27-year-old Ali made 22 during Pakistan�s 54-run defeat by England in the fifth and final One-day International at Headingley � a loss that saw England take the series 4-0 after the opening match was washed out.
Ali featured in every game of the series, scoring two fifties with a career best of 52 in the third ODI in Bristol. � AFP