Pakistan team is in deep trouble this world cup, you know why, this time is due to one of its key players is suffering from knee injury. The chief medical officer of Pakistan, Najeeb Soomro, said that they knew the risks but sometimes such risks are worth taking and some are not. Look at what he said in his own words,
“We knew the risks for his return. Obviously, he is an important player for the team, the medical staff, the player and team management were aware of that and we decided to bring him back, in any sport you take risks, sometimes the risks pay off, sometimes they don’t“
Pakistan is about to have match against South Africa on Thursday and news like this could be a shocker for the Pakistani cricket fans. As per the Soomro, the issue in Zaman knees got aggravated during the match against Netherlands where he scored 20 runs of 16 deliveries.
Fakhar Zaman is having this trouble from Asia Cup days but the strong will batsman with help of extensive rehabilitation managed to come this far, look below on what Najeeb has to say on this,
“We know that Fakhar had a knee injury in Asia Cup about 7 weeks ago, he has been incredibly brave, resilient and has worked really hard to come back into the team, he had extensive rehabilitation and after which he made his way back into the team.”
He further added,
“Obviously with any knee injury, it takes time for it to recover 100%. Fakhar and the team understood the risks coming into the tournament and we got him into the tournament. You saw how he performed in the last match. Unfortunately, he had a bit of twist which aggravated his injury. We have had scans on him which have shown no new injury. However, he doesn’t feel 100 percent.”
We can’t say anything on this, but there is one thing, that we can predict that if the Babar and Co. will not be able to perform against the team proteas tomorrow, they have to pack their bags to way out from the WC because with 2 points, the Pakistani team seated right above, the Netherlands team. As per rumors and sources HarrisRauf will replace Fakhar Zaman for the rest of the tournament.
We just have our fingers crosse