Fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi is undergoing rehab in London for a mission to get fit before the T20 World Cup. Shaheen Shah Afridi shared a video on Twitter in which he can be seen working out in the gym. He is doing various exercises under the supervision of a trainer. Shaheen Afridi suffered a knee injury while fielding in the Test match against Sri Lanka, due to which he could not play the tour of Netherlands and the Asia Cup.
Shaheen Shah Afridi is undergoing rehab in London for T20 world cup
Shaheen Shah will not be included in the national squad even in the home series of 7 T20 matches against England due to a knee injury. Najeeb Soomro, the Chief Medical Officer of the national cricket team, said that the fast bowler’s knee needs specialist care and in this regard, world-class facilities are available in London. He said that the medical department of the cricket board will take daily feedback regarding Shaheen Afridi and it is hoped that the fast bowler will get fit before the World Cup.
Shaheen Shah Afridi is under the supervision of the PCB Advisory Panel in London. The panel includes Dr. Imtiaz Ahmed and Dr. Zafar Iqbal. Dr. Imtiaz Ahmed has been the Head of Medical Services at Queens Park Rangers Football Club since 2016, while Dr. Zafar has been the Head of Sports Medicine at Crystal Palace Football Club since 2015. He has previously worked with Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, Liverpool Football Club and Kent County Cricket Club.