Just In: Baber Azam shares his opinion on Shaheen Afridi’s fitness issue. The all-format captain supports the decision to add Afridi to the Final Squad for the tour of the Netherlands. He also stated that the whole team wants him fully recovered before the start of Asia Cup 2022.
In a recent press conference regarding the upcoming tour of the Netherlands, Baber Azam opens up on Shaheen’s fitness issues. While acknowledging the importance of pacer in Asia Cup 2022, the skipper prayed for his speedy recovery before the start of the mega cricketing event.
While answering the question on Shaheen’s Fitness, Baber opined that Afridi is undergoing rehabilitation as management is monitoring his fitness on regular basis. It is expected that the Selection Committee would rest him for next few days.
“In order to evaluate his fitness, we are taking Shaheen Afridi along with the team as we want him to be completely fit before the start of Asia Cup 2022. The whole Pakistani squad wants him Fully Recovered during Asia Cup 2022,” further added by Baber.
The star pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi sustained an injury during the 1st Test match against Sri Lanka at Galle. He is currently undergoing rehabilitation, and management is hoping for the return of in National Team before Asia Cup 2022.
Pakistan is ready to travel to the Netherlands for the 3-ODI Match series. The selection committee has already announced the playing squad for this tour. Baber Azam will lead the Pakistan against the Netherlands, whereas the 1st ODI between both teams will be played on 16th August 2022.