Shoaib Malik returns home after being ruled out of T20I series against New Zealand
Pakistan’s skilled allrounder, Shoaib Malik is returning home from New Zealand after struggling a freak head harm throughout the third one-day worldwide. The former Pakistan captain will miss the three match T20 series ranging from Monday.
Hit on the top by a wayward throw from New Zealand’s Colin Munro whereas taking a run within the match, Malik additionally couldn’t play the final two of the five-match ODI series which Pakistan misplaced 5 nil.
The Pakistan Cricket Board stated in a press release that the Pakistan workforce administration together with the captain, head coach, supervisor had held a gathering with workforce physiotherapist, Via Singh and Malik to debate his participation within the T20 series.
“The committee reviewed the expert advice it received from the top medical consultants in New Zealand after conducting all necessary tests of Malik has decided, after briefing the PCB to send him back from New Zealand,” the assertion stated.
“The committee is of the opinion that it should give him chance to recuperate from the symptoms of the delayed concussion he is he currently showing,” it stated.
The assertion stated that Malik suffered a delayed concussion after being hit by a wayward throw at Hamilton.
“He is showing daily signs of improvement. He has been advised to rest for a minimum of seven to 10 days. The decision was made to give him the best chance to continue aiding his prognosis and that he should return home to recover in a familiar and comfortable environment,” the assertion stated.
The tour administration has determined to not name up any alternative for Malik who has appeared in 35 assessments, 261 ODIs and 92 T20 internationals for his nation.
Malik has been Pakistan’s main performer in restricted overs cricket within the final two years since deciding to retire from Test cricket.