“Will Proceed To Be Accountable For Arranging Medical Care”: PCB After Shahid Afridi’s Assertion | Cricket Information

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On Thursday, former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi got here out with an announcement, saying pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi is paying for his personal rehabilitation in England and is staying within the UK on his personal cash. “He has flown out to the UK on his personal ticket, he’s staying there on his personal cash, I organized a physician for him there, he contacted him there, the PCB just isn’t doing something in all this. So far as I do know he’s doing the whole lot about staying there and coordination with docs,” Afridi advised Pakistan’s Sama TV.

Nevertheless, late Thursday evening, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) issued a clarification, saying the board will all the time be accountable for arranging medical take care of all their gamers.

“The PCB can be happy to advise and replace that Shaheen Shah Afridi is making wonderful progress in his rehabilitation in London and is on observe to make a full restoration in time for the ICC Males’s T20 World Cup Australia 2022,” the PCB mentioned in an official assertion.

“It goes with out saying that the PCB has all the time been and can proceed to be accountable for arranging medical care and rehabilitation of all its gamers requiring any remedy,” it added.

The board additionally supplied an harm replace on Fakhar Zaman, saying the left-handed batter will depart for London on Friday to endure rehabilitation.

“Fakhar Zaman will depart for London on Friday to endure rehabilitation. Fakhar had landed awkwardly on his proper knee whereas fielding through the ACC T20 Asia Cup last in Dubai. As per the protocols, the PCB has scheduled his medical appointments with specialists who will probably be offering the perfect medical take care of his rehabilitation,” acknowledged the board.

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“Throughout his keep in London, the PCB will make all related logistical preparations for Fakhar and he’ll stay below the supervision of the PCB Advisory Panel, which incorporates Dr Imtiaz Ahmad and Dr Zafar Iqbal, who’re additionally treating Shaheen Shah Afridi,” it added.

Pakistan on Thursday had named its T20 World Cup squad, and Fakhar was put within the reserves record whereas Shaan Masood was named within the World Cup-bound squad.


T20 World Cup squad: Babar Azam (c), Shadab Khan (vc), Asif Ali, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shan Masood, Usman Qadir

Reserves: Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Haris, Shahnawaz Dahani

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