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Shaheen Shah Afridi ruled out of upcoming Asia Cup, England series due to right knee injury

Pakistan’s left-arm pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi Saturday was governed out of the impending Asia Cup because of a right knee injury. He has likewise been managed out of the seven-match home T20I series against Britain, which is to run from September 20 to October 2.

Be that as it may, the authority discharge from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said Afridi is supposed to get back to cutthroat cricket in October with the T20I tri-series in New Zealand, additionally highlighting Bangladesh as the third side and will be trailed by the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in Australia in October-November.

“Shaheen Shah Afridi has been exhorted 4 a month and a half rest by the PCB Clinical Warning Council and free experts following the most recent outputs and reports. Shaheen had experienced a right knee tendon injury while handling during the principal Test against Sri Lanka in Galle,” said the PCB.

Further discussing Shaheen’s knee injury, which has kept him down and out after the primary Galle Test against Sri Lanka, Dr. Najeebullah Soomro, PCB Boss Clinical Official said, “I have spoken with Shaheen and he is naturally angry with the news, however, he is a bold young fellow who has promised to return unequivocally to serve his nation and group.”

“In spite of the fact that he has gained ground during his recovery in Rotterdam, it is currently clear he will demand greater investment and is probably going to get back to serious cricket in October. PCB’s Games and Exercise Medication Division will be working intimately with the player throughout the next few weeks to guarantee his protected re-visitation of cutthroat cricket.”

Shaheen will remain with the Pakistan ODI crew, presently playing a three-match series in the Netherlands, to finish his recovery. PCB additionally said his swap for the Asia Cup, beginning from August 27 in the UAE, will be declared presently.

The Pakistan side will show up in Dubai for the Asia Cup from Rotterdam on Monday, in front of their competition opener against India on August 28.

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