Shaheen Afridi ruled out of Asia Cup 2022
Shaheen Afridi ruled out of Asia Cup 2022

Asia Cup 2022: Shaheen Afridi has been ruled out of the 2022 Asia Cup, which got a big blow for Pakistan:-Pakistan cricket team’s top bowler Shaheen Afridi has been ruled out of the upcoming Asia Cup after he was advised 4-6 weeks of rest by the medical team, a major setback for Pakistan due to a ligament injury in his right knee It was felt

Shaheen will miss the Asia Cup as well as the home series against England but is expected to make a comeback ahead of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup to be held in Australia. He suffered a right knee ligament injury while fielding in Galle during the first Test against Sri Lanka.

The PCB Medical Advisory Committee and independent experts advised 4-6 weeks of rest after the latest scan, which effectively ruled Shaheen out of the two big series.

PCB’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Najibullah Soumro, said, “I have spoken to Shaheen and he is deeply disturbed by this news, but he is a brave young man who has firmly vowed to return to serve his country and team.” Is.”

“While he has made progress during his rehabilitation at Rotterdam, it is now clear that he will need more time and is likely to return to competitive cricket in October.

“PCB’s Sports & Exercise Medicine Department will be working closely with the player over the coming weeks to ensure his safe return to competitive cricket.”

Shaheen will remain with the Pakistan team as he finishes his rehabilitation. PCB will disclose a replacement of Shaheen for the Asia Cup soon.