Pak vs WI: PCB rules out Azam Khan for 2nd, third T20Is after head harm

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Azam Khan is not going to play the second and third T20Is in opposition to West Indies, introduced the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Saturday. The cricketer could also be allowed to play the ultimate match of the short-format collection, if discovered match to play.

The PCB dominated out the 22-year-old batsman after he sustained a head harm throughout the coaching session on Friday. 

Immediately after getting hit on his head, Azam Khan, the son of Pakistan’s legendary cricketer Moin Khan, was shifted to hospital for additional checks.

The cricketer was carrying a helmet on the time he was hit. Though he didn’t lose consciousness, the crew’s physician Riaz Ahmed took him to the hospital.

After inspecting him, the neurosurgeon really helpful placing him below remark on the hospital for 24 hours. He will bear a CT scan as a precaution.

Following his medical clearance, Azam Khan can be reassessed on Monday. Found match to play once more, the cricketer can be given a go-ahead for the 4th and ultimate T20I on August 3.

Given the circumstances within the Caribbean, the crew administration determined to make some adjustments within the batting order. 

According to the plan, Azam Khan was a part of the center order together with Fakhar Zaman and Mohammad Hafeez.

Sharjeel Khan additionally was introduced in to open the innings together with Mohammad Rizwan whereas skipper Babar Azam was to come back one down, sources stated.

Azam Khan made a debut final month throughout England tour. However, he couldn’t show his expertise with the bat.

Pakistan’s first faceoff in opposition to hosts West Indies in Barbados was washed out as solely 9 overs might be thrown. The upcoming all matches of the collection can be performed in Guyana.

The two groups may even conflict within the two-match Test collection, beginning August 12 and 20.


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