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ICC T20 WC 2024: Star Pakistan Player Ruled Out Of Tournament Due To Injury!

Sangeeta Viswas
1 month ago

ICC T20 WC 2024: Star Pakistan Player Ruled Out Of Tournament Due To Injury! The T20 World Cup 2024 is just around the corner, starting on June 2nd.

But before the tournament begins, Pakistan has suffered a major blow. Their star wicketkeeper-batsman, Azam Khan, has been ruled out of the ongoing T20I series against New Zealand due to an injury.

He Underwent A Scan Which Confirmed The Injury

Azam Khan sustained a Grade 1 muscle strain in his right calf during a training session ahead of the first T20I at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium. He underwent a scan which confirmed the injury, and has been advised 10 days of rest.

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This is a big setback for Pakistan, as Azam Khan was a strong contender for a place in the squad for the T20 World Cup 2024. He had been in good form recently, and was seen as a potential match-winner for the team.

Now Undergo Rehabilitation At The National Cricket Academy

Azam will now undergo rehabilitation at the National Cricket Academy, and is expected to be available for the upcoming series against Ireland and England, which will take place after the New Zealand series and before the World Cup.

ICC T20 WC 2024: Star Pakistan Player Ruled Out Of Tournament Due To Injury!

The first T20I of the series against New Zealand was washed out due to rain, while Pakistan won the second match by 7 wickets. The third match of the series will be played in Rawalpindi today.

Here’s A Summary Of The Key Points:

  • Azam Khan ruled out of T20I series against New Zealand due to a Grade 1 muscle strain in his right calf
  • Advised 10 days of rest, expected to be available for Ireland and England series
  • Big setback for Pakistan as Azam was a strong contender for the T20 World Cup 2024 squad
  • The New Zealand series is currently tied 1-1, with third match to be played today.

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What do you think of this news? Will Pakistan be able to cope with the absence of Azam Khan? Let me know your thoughts in the comments below!

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