Shaheen Afridi was injured throughout T20 World Cup remaining© AFP
Pakistan tempo spearhead Shaheen Shah Afridi has been suggested a two-week rehabilitation interval after he damage his knee in the course of the T20 World Cup remaining in opposition to England in Melbourne. The 22-year-old was pressured to depart the sector after he damage his proper knee once more whereas taking a catch of English batter Harry Brook within the thirteenth over of England’s chase. “Pakistan quick bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi has been suggested two-week rehabilitation after he landed awkwardly whereas taking Harry Brook’s catch throughout Sunday’s ICC Males’s T20 World Cup 2022 remaining in Melbourne,” Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) mentioned in an announcement.
“The scan carried out on Monday morning previous to the workforce’s departure for Pakistan, has confirmed there have been no indicators of an harm and the knee discomfort was doubtless ‘because of a pressured knee flexion while touchdown’.” Afridi had earlier suffered a ligament harm in his proper knee in July throughout a Check match in opposition to Sri Lanka however had managed to make it to the workforce for the T20 showpiece.
On Sunday, Afridi had returned to the sector and tried to bowl the sixteenth over however could not full it.
“The scans have been mentioned between PCB’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr Najeebullah Soomro, and Australian knee specialist, Dr Peter D’Alessandro, and it was reassuring to know that there was no harm. The left-arm quick bowler is feeling higher and is in excessive spirits.
“Shaheen will endure rehabilitation and conditioning programme that has been designed to strengthen his knee on the Nationwide Excessive Efficiency Centre few days after his return to Pakistan.” Afridi, who took 11 wickets in seven matches in the course of the T20 World Cup, is more likely to miss the house Check collection in opposition to England and New Zealand in December-January.
“Shaheen’s return to worldwide cricket might be topic to the champion quick bowler’s profitable completion of the rehabilitation programme and following go-aheads by the medical employees,” the PCB mentioned.
Afridi’s harm was an essential second within the remaining as Iftikhar Ahmed, who accomplished his over, conceded a 4 and a six as England chased the goal down with six balls to spare.
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