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KARACHI (Web Desk) Test cricketer Younis Khan has been admitted to hospital  as he fell seriously ill after high fever here on Wednesday.

The former skipper also missed  Test mace ceremony held at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore earlier today.

Doctors at the local hospital where Younis Khan is admitted said he would be released in two days after thorough check up and treatment. The batsman was reportedly hospitalised on account of low platelets. He has been advised one-week rest.

As soon as the news of his illness made waves across the country, his ardent fans and cricket luminaries wished him well for speedy recovery.

Meanwhile, Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq was awarded the ICC Test Championship mace at Gaddafi Stadium Lahore by ICC Chief Executive David Richards today as an official recognition of Pakistan’s top ranking in Test cricket.