Pakistan to miss Shaheen Afridi in second Test

“He is our primary bowler who leads others from the front. Without a doubt, Pakistan to miss Shaheen Afridi ” says Saqlain Mushtaq

GALLE: Pakistan group lead trainer Saqlain Mushtaq on Saturday said that the Green Shirts will miss unsuitable Shaheen Shah Afridi in the second Test against Sri Lanka planned to be held from tomorrow in Galle.

The Pakistani pacer drove major areas of strength for an assault against Sri Lanka in the main Test and required four wickets on the primary day of the initial Test.


On the fourth day of the primary Test, pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi experienced wellness issues and went through an attractive reverberation imaging (MRI) examine in his leg, the representative for the PCB affirmed.

The representative had said that Shaheen had felt a tested muscle in his sanity while handling, for which icing was at first prescribed to him.

On July 21, the PCB expressed, “Because of a knee injury supported on the fourth day of the primary Test, Shaheen Afridi will miss the subsequent Test, which will be played in Galle from July 24.”

The board referenced that Afridi will remain with the Test side in Sri Lanka, where his underlying restoration and the executives will go on under the management of the group’s clinical staff.

Saqlain Mushtaq, while conversing with columnists today, said Afridi gets a great deal of energy and administration for different bowlers in the game.

“He is our fundamental bowler who leads others from the front. Certainly, bowlers will miss him and the energy he acquires,” he said.

Changes in Test crew

Mushtaq wasn’t certain about transforms they are hoping to make in the subsequent Test with the exception of the substitution of harmed Afridi.

“We have taken a gander at the pitch however nothing is chosen at this point. Clearly, Shaheen’s substitution is there yet aside from this, we will sit and choose prior to declaring the last XI,” he said.

“Our players showed incredible assurance, potential and execution of plans to dominate the last match. From Abdullah Shafique to tail-ender Naseem Shah and afterward Hassan Ali, Yasir Shah and others, everybody contended energetically to accomplish a merited triumph,” he added.

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