Shaheen Afridi’s injury from the T20 World Cup 2022 is updated by PCB. The tournament’s top bowler claimed 11 wickets. But because to an injury, he was only able to bowl 13 balls in the decider versus England.
The injury suffered by Pakistani cricketer Shaheen Afridi during Sunday’s T20 World Cup 2022 final match. Against England at Melbourne Cricket Ground has received a favorable report from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) (November 13). After delivering just one delivery of his third over. The left-arm bowler departed the field after landing awkwardly when taking Harry Brook’s catch at long-off.
However, the PCB has since clarified in an official statement. That the player will soon return to the game after being unable to finish his tenure owing to knee soreness. According to PCB’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Najeebullah Soomro, and Australian knee expert, Dr. Peter D’Alessandro, Shaheen was force to bend her knee upon landing, which caused her to walk away.
Shaheen had trouble getting wickets in the early games
On Monday morning, the scan was done before the team’s flight from Melbourne to Pakistan. The left-arm pacer, 22, will strengthen his knee at Pakistan’s National High Performance Center through a rehabilitation and fitness program.
With five wickets and six balls remaining, England’s batsmen quickly knocked down the 138-run goal thanks in large part to Shaheen’s injury. When England required 41 runs off of 29 balls, Iftikhar Ahmed bowled the final five balls for Shaheen and gave up a vital 13 runs.
As England struggle to hit huge blows and Pakistani bowlers tighten their hold on control in the middle overs, this proved to be a crucial turning moment in the game. Ben Stokes scored his maiden T20I half-century to end the match, but Pakistani spinners had kept it close until Shaheen left.
Shaheen had trouble getting wickets in the early games but manage to change his luck in the pivotal games. In a game that Pakistan had to win, he took three shots against South Africa and four against Bangladesh. While only allowing 13 runs during his brief outing against England in the final, he manage to get two more in the semifinal match against New Zealand and a significant wicket of Alex Hales.