Shoaib Malik ruled out of T20I series against New Zealand
Pakistan Tour Management Committee has determined that Shoaib Malik won’t be half of the group for the three-match T20I series against New Zealand.
Shoaib Malik had suffered a concussion throughout Pakistan’s fourth ODI against New Zealand in Hamilton on January 16. The 35-year-old was not carrying a helmet when he was struck by Colin Munro’s throw.
Reviewing recommendation from high medical consultants, the committee took the choice to ship Malik again from New Zealand so he could be given one of the best likelihood to recuperate from the signs of the delayed concussion he’s at the moment displaying.
“Shoaib Malik suffered a delayed concussion, when he was hit on the head by a wayward throw during the ODI in Hamilton. He has been making good progress since suffering the delayed concussion and is showing daily signs of improvement. He has been advised to rest a minimum of seven to ten days for the concussion to resolve. 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”, stated Pakistan Team Physiotherapist, Vib Singh.
The Tour Management Committee throughout the assembly additionally determined to not name up any substitute for Shoaib Malik for the T20I series.