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T20 World Cup: Pakistan’s Shaheen to be fit for opener, says PCB chief Raja

The pacer has actually been sidelined considering that receiving a tendon injury to his appropriate knee throughout an Examination suit in Sri Lanka in July

Pakistan rapid bowler Shaheen Afridi has actually made quick progression from a knee injury as well as will certainly be “battle-ready” for their Twenty20 Globe Mug opener versus arch-rivals India this month, the nation’s cricket board principal, Ramiz Raja, claimed.

Afridi has actually been sidelined considering that receiving a tendon injury to his appropriate knee throughout an Examination suit in Sri Lanka in July as well as missed out on the Asia Mug in addition to the residence collection versus England.

” I had a conversation with Shaheen … as well as he claimed he hasn’t felt this great in ages. So, the progression is great,” Raja informed Dawn

” He claimed he would certainly be battle-ready quickly, it’s fantastic information for us.”

The 22-year-old has actually been Pakistan’s rate spearhead, whose share rate as well as capacity to create bounce as well as dish pin-point yorker make him such a been afraid bowler.

Raja claimed they did not wish to hurry the left-arm bowler back right into activity thinking about just how major knee injuries can obtain.

” A knee injury is fairly technological as well as a fragile problem,” the previous Pakistan captain claimed.

” We were of the sight that we will not take the danger up until he was 110% fit.

” When we talked, Shaheen claimed, ‘I’m currently 110%, so do not fret. I’ll play technique suits also as well as will certainly await the suit versus India.'”

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