Pakistan tempo spearhead Shaheen Shah Afridi has been suggested a two-week rehabilitation after an ungainly touchdown on his proper knee whereas taking a catch throughout Sunday’s T20 World Cup 2022 last in Melbourne.
Though Shaheen got here again to bowl after the impression, all he might handle to supply was only one supply, that too removed from his full effort. Subsequently, the left-armer was compelled to abort his third over — the 15th of the innings — within the T20 World Cup last loss in opposition to England.
The lanky quick bowler was coming into the World Cup following what was an accelerated rehabilitation of his knee ligament harm that he picked up in July. One other scare in the course of the last, based on medical consultants, might imply his profession could be at risk at simply 22 years of age.
In response to a press launch issued by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) right now, Shaheen’s scan performed on Monday — previous to the crew’s departure for Pakistan — has confirmed there have been “no signs of an injury” and the knee discomfort was seemingly “due to a forced knee flexion whilst landing”.
It acknowledged that the scans had been overviewed by PCB’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr Najeebullah Soomro, and Australian knee specialist, Dr Peter D’Alessandro.
“The left-arm fast bowler is feeling better and is in high spirits,” the cricket board stated.
Shaheen, it went on, will bear a “rehabilitation and conditioning programme”, designed to strengthen his knee on the Nationwide Excessive-Efficiency Centre for a couple of days after his return to Pakistan.
The press launch added that Shaheen’s return to worldwide cricket will probably be topic to the profitable completion of the rehabilitation programme and following go-ahead by the medical employees.