Asia Cup 2022, India vs Pakistan: Injury scare for Pakistan as pacer Mohammad Wasim suffers back pain in training
Asia Cup 2022, India vs Pakistan: Fast bowler Mohammad Wasim pulled from practise with back pain ahead of the Pakistan’s opening match against India after pacer Shaheen Afridi was ruled out of the Asia Cup.
After complaining of lower back pain during a net session at the ICC Academy in this city on Thursday. The 21-year-old sent for an MRI scan to ascertain the extent of his condition.
According to a report in ‘ESPNCricinfo’, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) sent the pacer for a preventative scan because they didn’t want to “risk a potential long-term injury.”
Since making his international debut in July of last year. The young player has participated in eight ODIs and eleven T20Is.
Since Pakistan is already without its star bowler Shaheen due to a lingering knee ligament injury acquired in July. The team management is hoping that Wasim’s injury is not significant. And that he can recover in time for the competition.
On Sunday, the defending champions will square off against India in the opening round of the competition.