The Pakistani team is keeping their fingers crossed that pace spearhead Shaheen Afridi’s knee injury, which he sustained during the final of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, will not be too serious.
During England’s successful run chase at the MCG, Afridi damaged his bothersome knee while completing a catch. He left the field soon after delivering one ball from his second period because of the pain in his knee.
As soon as the injury occurred, seasoned all-rounder Ben Stokes promptly took over and led England to victory. This eliminated any possibility that Pakistan had of winning a second Twenty20 World Cup title.
After the game, Pakistani batter Shan Masood, who led his team in scoring with a steady 38, expressed optimism on the performance of the left-arm pacer. Shan Masood led Pakistan in runs scored.
“It was definitely his knee, but it could have been anything,” admitted Masood.
According to what I have been told, all of his ligament testing came back negative.
Following the match, Pakistani batter Shan Masood, who scored a consistent 38 runs to lead his team in scoring, voiced his satisfaction with the performance of the left-arm pacer. The number of runs scored by Pakistan was led by Shan Masood.
“It was most likely his knee, but it might as well have been anything else,” Masood admitted.
According to what I’ve been told, none of his ligaments tested positive during any of the evaluations that were performed.
While there is cause for concern regarding Afridi’s injury,
Which will be constantly followed over the next several days, Pakistan’s poor performance against England in the Final is certain to be closely scrutinized for a great deal of time to come.
Although Masood accepted some of the responsibility for getting out while the field was set, the 33-year-old was keen to stress out that the outlook for his team’s future is positive.
According to Masood, the next step that this young team needs to take is to learn how to finish off games and close occasions.
“In next World Cups, I have no doubt that this team will be a consistent threat and will be ranked among the best teams,” the author says.
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