Pakistan are handled a serious damage scare forward of the marquee sport towards India within the ongoing T20 World Cup in Australia. The 2 groups are slated to face one another on Sunday (October 23) on the MCG. Forward of the encounter, their designated quantity three batter Shan Masood was hit on the pinnacle on the correct facet and has been taken to hospital.
In accordance with journalist Boria Majumdar, Mohammad Nawaz hit a shot and the ball ended up smacking on Masood’s head throughout a coaching session. The left-hander was mendacity down the bottom for 5-7 minutes after being hit and additional readability on his availability for the marquee might solely be out there as soon as he’s again from hospital.
Pakistani Batter Shan Masood has been taken to the hospital. Docs will study him after which additional steps will likely be taken.
Mohd. Nawaz’s shot hit Masood on the pinnacle for this unlucky damage. He was mendacity down on the bottom for 5-7 mints. Want him a speedy restoration.
— Boria Majumdar (@BoriaMajumdar) October 21, 2022
Who will change Masood if he’s dominated out?
Pakistan will likely be sweating on his health now and if concussion protocols are considered, if Shan Masood feels dizzy, he may properly miss the epic conflict towards India. In that case, Fakhar Zaman who was included within the 15-member squad solely just lately is prone to be included within the enjoying XI.
It additionally turns into crucial for them to go along with Asif Ali and Iftikhar Ahmed within the XI who have not been delivering constantly within the middle-order. Haider Ali is one other prospect who performed an important function within the last of the tri-series towards New Zealand earlier this month. He was in any case going to make it to the XI however it stays to be seen if he will get to bat at quantity three.