Shaheen Afridi
Shaheen Afridi. (Photograph by AAMIR QURESHI/AFP through Getty Photos)

Pakistan will kick-start its 2022 T20 World Cup marketing campaign towards the arch-rivals India on the Melbourne Cricket Floor on October 23 (Sunday). Forward of their all-important match, the Males in Inexperienced are boosted by the return of their categorical pacer Shaheen Afridi. 

Shaheen together with Pakistan’s senior batter Fakhar Zaman joined thecamp in Brisbane on Sunday. To notice, Shaheen has been out of motion for a while resulting from accidents. Nonetheless, he has now joined his teammates after totally recovering from his knee subject. 

Afridi might be out there for choice for the observe recreation towards England

Pacer Afridi is on the market for choice for the warm-up recreation towards England on the Gabba in Brisbane. Whereas the left-arm pacer is said match to play within the warm-up matches, Zaman has not obtained a inexperienced sign as but and he’s anticipated to proceed his rehabilitation within the build-up to the match. 

Talking on the World Cup press convention, Pakistan skipper Babar confirmed that Afridi is totally match and might be seen in motion towards India “Positively. Shaheen and Fakhar (Zaman) have come again. We have now six days for the primary match, so we are going to make the most of these warm-up matches. Shaheen is totally match and devoted to giving his 100%. So, we’re trying ahead to seeing him play,” Babar mentioned.

In the meantime, Pakistan bounced again nicely and got here on prime towards New Zealand and Bangladesh to win a tri-series performed lately, which got here after dropping a seven-match T20I collection towards England at residence. Nonetheless, going into the competitors, Pakistan has its personal set of issues as their center order seems fairly weak and this actually is an space of concern for them.