RAWALPINDI – Naseem Shah fast bowler of Central Punjab has eliminated from the National T20 Cup after complaining of a niggle in the groin.
Left-arm fast bowler Waqas Maqsood has replaced him in the Central Punjab squad.
At present, Naseem Shah fast bowler will report at the National High-Performance Centre in Lahore where the PCB medical board will conduct a detailed and complete investigation on his injury.
Director Medical and Sports Sciences, Dr. Sohail Saleem said: “Naseem is an asset who needs to be coped with care. As soon as he pointed out discomfort, we decided to eliminate him from the tournament and bring him to Lahore so that we can investigate the injury.”
Further updates on Naseem Shah’s injury will be provided by the PCB in due course.