Shaheen felt a stretch in his leg during fielding against Sri Lanka on the third day of the match.
Shaheen Afridi undergoes MRI scan over fitness issues. Pakistan cricket team ace pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi underwent an magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan after facing fitness issues on the fourth day of the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle.
As per details, Shaheen felt a stretch in his leg during fielding against Sri Lanka on the third day of the match. He was given ice treatment but he was not feeling better after that and the physio team decided to do an MRI scans.
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The team management is still awaiting Shaheen’s MRI reports.
Sri Lanka is hosting Pakistan for the two-match Test series.
Shaheen Shah born 6 April 2000) is a Pakistani professional cricketer who plays as a fast bowler for the Pakistan national cricket team.
He made his international debut for Pakistan in April 2018 and his Test match debut for the national team in December 2018.
In 2017, Afridi was noted as a 6-foot 6 inch 17-year-old Pakistani fast-bowling talent who can bowl at 90 mph, and also for his big-hitting ability.
He considers himself an all-rounder and seeks to excel in bowling, batting and fielding.
In August 2018, he was one of thirty-three players to be awarded a central contract for the 2018–19 season by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).
The following year, Afridi was awarded the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy (Cricketer of the Year).
Afridi was named as the captain of the Lahore Qalandars for 2022 Pakistan Super League in late 2021.