Shaheen Shah Afridi underwent an appendectomy on Sunday.
The Pakistan star pacer tweeted that he’s feeling better after surgery.
“Alhumdulillah, appendectomy went well. Prayers, “Shayan
Shaheen has prescribed a two-week rehabilitation on November 14.
Pakistan star pacer got injured while taking Harry Brook’s catch in Melbourne at the ICC T20 World Cup.
The knee soreness was likely related to a forceful knee flexion when landing, the PCB said.
“PCB’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Najeebullah Soomro, and Australian knee expert, Dr. Peter D’Alessandro, reviewed the scans and found no injuries. The left-arm fast bowler is feeling better and is upbeat.
The PCB stated medical professionals would assess the left-arm pacer’s reinstatement.
“Shaheen will undertake rehabilitation and training to strengthen his knee at the National High-Performance Centre,” the press announcement said.
“Shaheen’s comeback to international cricket will depend on his recovery program and medical staff’s approval,” the statement said.
Pakistan’s next international assignment is a three-match Test series against England starting December 1.