The Pakistani cricket team’s star player, Azam Khan, will not be able to play the second and third T20I matches against West Indies. However, if he is found fit enough to compete in them then he may participate on Friday for a chance at an international victory before returning home early next week.
Azam Khan, the son of Pakistan’s legendary cricketer Moin Khan, suffered a head injury during an intense training session on Friday. Immediately after getting hit by a ball to his helmeted head and losing consciousness for just seconds before coming back around with no further side effects than some dizziness from the impact itself, Azam was quickly taken away in order to receive immediate medical attention at the hospital because even though he did not lose consciousness.
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The neurosurgeon examined Azam Khan and after a few hours of observation, the cricketer was cleared to play again. His 24 hour stay at the hospital consisted of CT scans as well that came up clear. The batting order changed with Fakhar Zaman taking his spot in front of him and Mohammad Hafeez behind him for support; this allowed them both to bat better than they would have otherwise been able to do without one another’s company on either side.
Pakistan’s top opener Sharjeel Khan was omitted from the team for their first series against West Indies. Azam, who made his debut last month in England, will be making another appearance alongside Mohammad Rizwan while Babar is to bat one down. The two teams are set for a clash of nine matches within Barbados with only three days’ rest between games until August 12th and 20th when they’ll play each other again in Guyana before bidding farewell on September 5th after the final match at Kensington Oval ground.”
Sharjeel Khan also opened up Pakistan’s innings along with Mohammad Rizwan.