Pakistan retired captain Shahid Afridi is in doubt to contribute in T20 International against England, which will be taken place in this month as he bearing knee injury.
As stated by the Sources PCB (Pakistan Cricket Board) announced that the national selectors had not been considering the former skipper Afridi for the Upcoming T20 as he was carrying a knee injury.
The source also said that he has been sent for MRI scan and has been notified to undergo a rehabilitation program at the national cricket academy for the next few weeks.
Afridi is the national team T20 captain and it is really very disappointing for him and also for the Pakistan fans to be considered staying out from the team.
The 36 years old is acute to perform in T20 Internationals for Pakistan. As he retired from One Day international last year. But for that he need to prove his ability and fitness.
There is no doubt he is dependable captain and always proved his ability. But his poor performance in Asia Cup and World T20 he was step down from the post. After retirement, the all rounder focused only one format and he likely miss the Manchester trip.
It is also learnt to the source that batsmen Ahmed Shehzad and Umar Akmal will also miss the England tour. The selector also cut aside their name from T20 for their misconduct.
According to report the two batsman had apologised to the Chairman of the board for their behavior but failed to convince him. As a result the selectors cut through their name from the list.
The pakistan Board of Chairman clearly notified that the both will not take part in the T20 series and would be deliberated for the upcoming three-match 20-20 series against the West Indies in the United Arab Emirates which will be executed from 23rd September 23rd to 27th September.
Along with Afridi, the former ODI captain, batsman Ahmed Shehzad and Umar Akmal is now under construction. It is hoped that they all will join the side in later this month.
The Test result has been draw by 2-2 score and in ODI England is leading with 2-0 score. It is doubted if the trice bolster retain absent at Manchester, it will be full chance to undergo the series England favour.
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