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Shaheen Afridi will not be able to play the home series against England and New Zealand

Pakistan fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi will not be able to play the home series against England and New Zealand, it is feared that he will be out of action for several weeks due to a knee injury.

Shaheen Afridi suffered another knee injury during the World Cup final, which is expected to rule him out of cricket for several weeks, including the Test series against England in December and the series against New Zealand immediately following. can be

Before the World Cup, Shaheen Afridi completed the rehab process in England and participated in the mega event, but it is likely that his injury increased in the mega event. He was away when he was injured while fielding in the Galle Test against Sri Lanka in July.

According to the media report, it is being said that he was brought back to the team for the World Cup before full fitness, he played all the matches of the mega event, in the final, while catching Harry Brook of England, his knee hit the ground and he In the final, he managed to bowl only 2.1 overs and walked off the field due to pain.

On the other hand, after Shaheen Afridi returns home, his knee will be scanned, PCB’s medical panel will examine him, after which the exact amount of time he will need to get fit can be estimated.

According to sources, it was already decided to rest Shaheen Afridi in the series against England and New Zealand.