Cricket T20 World Cup

PCB provide updates on Shaheen’s injury

Pakistan’s left arm fast bowler who got injured during ICC t20 world cup 2022 final against England, had a scan on Monday of his knee and PCB provided the updates regarding shaheen’s injury. PCB give good news on Shaheen injury to fans that scan on Monday confirmed there is not any sign of injury to his knee. He has been advised to take 2 weeks rehabilitation.

In the final match of t20 world cup 2022 on Sunday 13th November 2022 Shaheen got injured during taking a catch of Harry Brook in the 13th over of the second inning. He took a stunning catch but got injured and lied on the ground and after sometime he went out from the field.

When left arm fast bowler came back to in the 16th over of the match. He hardly bowls a first delivery and walked out from Melbourne Cricket Ground in the big match of ICC t20 world cup 2022 but he managed a dot ball on a good length outside off and the beats the batter flat-footed push. When he left the over and walked out from ground due to injury England need 41 runs from 29 deliveries and at that time England batter were struggling in-front of Pakistani bowling line-up but when he left Iftikhar Ahmed came to bowl his over but it cost 13 runs.

According to PCB’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr Najeebullah Soomro, and Australian knee specialist, Dr Peter D’Alessandro “The knee discomfort that led Shaheen walking off from MCG at a crucial stage of the game in the final was possibly due to forced knee flexion whilst landing”.

Shaheen has another over left when he walks off the ground due to injury that come during taking a stunning catch of Harry Brook. According to Pakistan’s Skipper Babar Azam the match result could be different if Shaheen had not got injured. Shaheen will join Pakistan team again after successful completion of rehabilitation programme.