Quick bowler Naseem Shah of Pakistan is going through the potential of lacking all the World Cup on account of a shoulder harm. Preliminary scans performed in Dubai have revealed that the harm could also be worse than initially thought, doubtlessly ruling him out for the rest of the 12 months and even the upcoming tour in Australia. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is searching for a second opinion, but when the secondary scans verify the preliminary findings, Naseem could possibly be going through a protracted layoff. His participation within the Take a look at collection in Australia and the subsequent Pakistan Tremendous League is also unsure.
Naseem sustained the harm throughout Pakistan’s second sport in opposition to India on the Asia Cup final week. He left the sphere within the forty sixth over and was subsequently dominated out of the event. The harm is reported to be a muscle harm under his bowling shoulder, not associated to any earlier shoulder accidents he could have had.
Naseem’s absence from the World Cup and the Australia collection will probably be a major blow for Pakistan. Over the previous 12 months, he has change into a flexible bowler throughout totally different codecs, incomes reward alongside Shaheen Shah Afridi and Haris Rauf. The PCB is predicted to make an official determination as soon as they obtain the outcomes from his secondary scans within the upcoming days. Within the meantime, Zaman Khan has changed Naseem on the Asia Cup, and Mohammad Hasnain, one other potential substitute, can also be at the moment sidelined on account of harm.