October 1, 2023 9:29 pm
Injury casts doubt on Naseem’s participation in Pakistan’s early Planet Cup matches
Injury casts doubt on Naseem’s participation in Pakistan’s early World Cup matches


Pakistan’s quick bowler Naseem Shah could miss the early matches of the Cricket Planet Cup in India subsequent month due to a shoulder injury sustained through the Asia Cup. In the match against India, Shah could not total his 10th more than and had to leave the pitch. He subsequently flew to Dubai for scans and missed the Sri Lanka match. Meanwhile, his teammate Haris Rauf, who also missed the Sri Lanka match due to a side strain suffered against India, is anticipated to recover just before the Planet Cup.

Pakistan captain Babar Azam stated that Rauf’s situation is not serious and he is recovering properly. On the other hand, the extent of Naseem’s recovery time is nevertheless unknown. Azam remains confident that Naseem will be capable to participate in the Planet Cup at some point. Pakistan, the champions of the 1992 Planet Cup, will start their campaign against the Netherlands on October six in Hyderabad.

This news was reported by Amlan Chakraborty in New Delhi, with editing accomplished by Peter Rutherford.


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