Pakistan quick bowler Naseem Shah is dealing with the grim prospect of lacking the complete ODI World Cup as a consequence of a extra extreme proper shoulder harm than initially thought.
Naseem’s harm occurred throughout Pakistan’s second sport towards India on the current Asia Cup, forcing him to depart the sector throughout the 46th over. Subsequent scans revealed harm to a muscle slightly below his bowling shoulder. This harm shouldn’t be a recurrence of any earlier shoulder points, and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is looking for a second opinion to verify the extent of the harm.
If the secondary scans affirm the preliminary prognosis, Naseem might face an prolonged interval of restoration, elevating doubts about his participation within the Check collection in Australia and probably inflicting him to overlook the subsequent Pakistan Super League. This setback is a big blow for Pakistan, as Naseem has developed into an all-format bowler and an important a part of their bowling unit, alongside Shaheen Shah Afridi and Haris Rauf.
The PCB is anticipated to announce an official determination as soon as the outcomes from the secondary scans can be found in a number of days. Throughout Naseem’s absence within the Asia Cup, he was changed by Zaman Khan, however Mohammad Hasnain, one other potential substitute, can also be presently coping with an harm.
In his early worldwide profession, Naseem skilled harm challenges, together with a again harm that saved him out of cricket for 14 months and a shoulder harm on his debut within the County Championship with Gloucestershire. Regardless of these setbacks, Naseem has develop into a vital bowler for Pakistan in all codecs, with a powerful file of 32 wickets in 14 ODI matches, averaging just below 17.