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Shaheen Shah Afridi is feeling better after an Appendectomy

Shaheen Shah Afridi is 'feeling better' after an Appendectomy

Shaheen Afridi recovery post-appendectomy, shares pic, feeling better.

Shaheen Shah Afridi is 'feeling better' after an Appendectomy

Afridi is also undergoing treatment following a knee injury Now Afridi is feeling better after an Appendectomy. Afridi had to walk off the field in the T20 World Cup final against England at the MCG due to knee discomfort, leaving Pakistan a bowler short at a critical stage. He had displayed symptoms of pain on the field, especially after taking Harry Brook. He looked to have damaged his knee as he slid low from long-off to hold on, and he was in serious pain. The team physiotherapist and doctor-assisted him off the field. He returned an over, ran in cautiously to put down one delivery, but was unable to continue. He only bowled 2.1 overs in total.

Following a scan, the PCB reported last week that there were no indications of an injury and that the knee pain was likely “due to a forced knee flexion during landing,” and advised two weeks of therapy. Even back then, ESPN Cricinfo reported that Afridi will be unavailable for the home Tests against England and New Zealand in December and January; the PCB stated that his “return to international cricket will be subject to the champion fast bowler’s successful completion of the rehab program and subsequent go-ahead by the medical staff.”

That was the latest disappointment for Afridi, who has spent extra time in rehab after his knee issue first revealed itself in Sri Lanka in July.

Evaluation of his injuries

Afridi continued on the team when he decided to undertake rehab while on tour. However, he was removed from the squad during the Asia Cup in the UAE in August-September and flew to London for additional evaluation of his injuries ahead of the T20 World Cup. He finally returned to Pakistan’s campaign, gaining momentum throughout the league round before hurting himself in the final.

Afridi’s unavailability is a blow for Pakistan, who are still in with a chance to reach the World Test Championship final in England next June. Pakistan is now in the fifth position, fighting in an unusually crowded mid-table fight: Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, and the West Indies have percentages ranging from 50 to 53.33.

Pakistan host England for three Tests beginning December 1, while New Zealand will come later in the month for two Tests and three ODIs.

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