Shaheen Shah Afridi, Pakistan’s main quick bowler, is anticipated to be eligible for the nationwide workforce’s ICC Males’s T20 World Cup opening match in opposition to arch-rival India on October 23.
Shaheen suffered a knee harm throughout Pakistan’s tour of Sri Lanka in July, and regardless of being chosen within the preliminary workforce, he was unable to compete within the present Asia Cup T20.
Along with travelling with the workforce to the United Arab Emirates for the Asia Cup, the left-armer additionally went to the Netherlands for a three-match One-day Worldwide sequence in opposition to the hosts.
Shaheen was despatched to London for what the Pakistan Cricket Board’s chief medical officer Najeebullah Soomro described as “uninterrupted, devoted knee specialist care,” although the board had said earlier than the Netherlands sequence that Shaheen would proceed his rehabilitation whereas travelling with the nationwide workforce.
Shaheen Shah Afridi will likely be prepared for the beginning of the T20 event in Australia:
The motion sparked doubts about whether or not the PCB was conscious of the severity of the harm in its early phases. The upper-ups on the board imagine Shaheen will likely be prepared for the beginning of the T20 event in Australia.
“The PCB medical workforce has been receiving each day data on Shaheen’s knee harm standing, and we count on the bowler to be current with the nationwide facet for the World Cup match in opposition to India on October 23,” PCB chief government officer Faisal Hasnain instructed Daybreak on Thursday.
“From Sri Lanka to London, the PCB has adopted the medical workforce’s suggestions, and in the event that they urge Shaheen to hunt remedy in the US, the PCB will do the identical.”
On Friday evening, a digital knockout sport between Pakistan and Hong Kong will happen.
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