Shaheen Shah Afridi ruled out of Asia Cup with injury

Pakistan’s Asia Cup hopes suffered a giant blow when pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi was dominated out of the match after being suggested relaxation for 4-6 weeks on the premise of the newest scans and studies. The left-arm speedster can even not participate within the residence collection in opposition to England however may return to the sphere in October with the New Zealand T20I tri-series, adopted by the T20 World Cup in Australia.

Whereas taking part in the primary Take a look at in opposition to Sri Lanka in Galle, Shaheen had a proper knee ligament damage whereas fielding.

PCB Chief Medical Officer, Dr Najeebullah Soomro stated, “I’ve spoken with Shaheen and he’s understandably upset with the information, however he’s courageous younger man who has vowed to return again strongly to serve his nation and group. Though he has made progress throughout his rehabilitation in Rotterdam, it’s now clear he would require extra time and is more likely to return to aggressive cricket in October.

“PCB’s Sports activities & Train Medication Division might be working carefully with the participant over the approaching weeks to make sure his protected return to aggressive cricket,” he added.

Shaheen will stay with the Pakistan squad as he completes his rehabilitation. PCB will announce a substitute for Shaheen for the Asia Cup quickly.


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