The shoulder issue that Naseem Shah is dealing with could force him to miss the remainder of the ICC Men’s World Cup. Which is taking place in India this year, according to a report that ESPN Cricinfo published on Saturday.
Naseem Shah Injury
According to the report. The damage that Naseem received to his right shoulder was significantly worse than what the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had originally believed it to be.
Due to the serious nature of the injury, it is possible that the young. The Pakistan Right handed pacer will not be able to participate in the World Cup.
He may also be unable to go on the tour of Australia or play in the ninth season of the Pakistan Super League (PSL).
Naseem Shah might rule out from the world Cup 2023
The Pakistani fast bowler Naseem Shah is expected to be out for the entirety of the World Cup. After scanner revealed that the damage to his right shoulder is more severe than had been previously anticipated.
“The PCB is believed to be seeking a second opinion. Although scans from examinations in Dubai appear to imply that the injury could rule him out for the rest of the year.
Naseem Shah plays on regular intervals
Should secondary results back up the initial ones, Naseem, 20, is facing a layoff stretching many months.
This implies that his participation in the Test series in Australia at the turn of the year is in doubt. As is his participation in the subsequent Pakistan Super League, which is also in severe doubt.
On the reserve day that was scheduled for the highly anticipated match between Pakistan and India.
Naseem Shah walked off the pitch, leaving the 46th over of India’s innings in the middle of play.
Replacement of Naseem Shah in ICC ODI World cup 2023
Briefly, following Pakistan’s humiliation by 228 runs at the hands of arch rivals India. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) called up Zaman Khan and Shahnawaz Dahani as backup pacers for the remainder of the tournament.
This was done as a precautionary move to offer a cover for injured Naseem and Haris Rauf.
Zaman Khan and Shahnawaz Dahani were called up as backup pacers for the remainder of the tournament.
After that, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) declared that Naseem Shah will not be participating in the Asia Cup 2023, and they added Zaman to the Pakistan roster.
PCB decision on Naseem Shah Availability
It is important to note that once the PCB receives the findings of the Shah’s secondary scans in the upcoming days. They will make a final decision about Naseem Shah’s availability for the ICC Men’s World Cup 2023.