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Due to an injury, Pakistan’s Star Pacer Shaheen Afridi Will Not Compete at the Asia Cup

The Pakistani fast bowler Shaheen Afridi is currently recovering from a knee injury and was not cleared to participate in the 2018 Asia Cup.

Due to an injury, Pakistan’s premier fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi will not be able to participate in the forthcoming Asia Cup. This comes as a devastating blow to Pakistan. According to a statement released by the Pakistan Cricket Board on Saturday, the organization’s medical advisory council has recommended that Afridi take 4-6 weeks off to heal.

The Pakistani cricketer Shaheen Afridi will also be sidelined for the home series against England. “After reviewing the most recent scans and reports, the PCB Medical Advisory Committee and independent specialists have recommended that Shaheen Shah Afridi take a break period of 4-6 weeks. Because of this, Shaheen would not be able to participate in the ACC Twenty20 Asia Cup or the home series against England “according to the statement issued by the Pakistan board.

During the first test match against Sri Lanka in Galle, the left-arm bowler had sustained an injury to the ligament in his right knee while fielding.

PCB’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Najeebullah Soomro, was reportedly quoted as saying, “I have spoken with Shaheen, and he is understandably upset with the news, but he is a brave young man who has vowed to come back strongly to serve his country and team.” “I have spoken with Shaheen, and he is understandably upset with the news,”

Although he was included in Pakistan’s ODI squad for their ongoing series in the Netherlands, the 22-year-old was not selected to play in the first two games of the series.

“Although he has made progress during his rehabilitation while in Rotterdam, it is now clear that he will require more time and is likely to return to competitive cricket in October,” Soomro said. “Although he has made progress during his rehabilitation in Rotterdam, it is now clear that he will require more time.”

Pakistan has not yet revealed who will take Shaheen Afridi’s place in the team that will compete in the Asia Cup.

On August 28th, Pakistan will launch their campaign against their bitterest rivals, India, in Dubai.

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