New Delhi: Pakistan fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi is in the UK for his rehabilitation. According to the information, he will start bowling next week. Shaheen suffered a right knee ligament injury while fielding in the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle in August.
According to sources, National High-Performance Center (NHPC) bowling coach Umar Rashid will leave for England next week to oversee the pacer’s rehabilitation and bowling practice. After returning from Dubai, Rashid applied for a visa to England. He is likely to get the visa next week.
Will be fit by next week
Sources from a Pakistan website said that Shaheen has started running and will start bowling next week. Rashid will prepare for the fast bowler’s practice. The coach is also expected to accompany Shaheen to Australia and is likely to join the sports staff for the T20 World Cup 2022. The star bowler will miss the seven-match T20I series against England although he is part of the T20 World Cup squad.