Know The Injury Update, News And Return Date Of Sohaib Maqsood as Shoaib Malik Replaces Him In Pakistan’s T20 World Cup 2021 Squad

Know The Injury Update, News And Return Date Of Sohaib Maqsood as Shoaib Malik Replaces Him In Pakistan’s T20 World Cup 2021 Squad

Shoaib Malik has been named as the replacement of the injured Sohaib Maqsood, know what happened to Shoaib, his injury update, news, report and return date

After initially missing out on the impending T20 World Cup, Shoaib Malik finds himself back in the reckoning for a spot in Pakistan’s playing 11 after he was named as Sohaib Maqsood’s replacement by the PCB on Saturday.

Shoaib Malik Named In Pakistan’s T20 World Cup 2021 Squad After Sohaib Maqsood Suffers Injury

Sohaib Maqsood was ruled out of the marquee tournament after suffering a lower back injury during the match against Northern on October 6 with him subsequently ruled out of the October 7th tie against Central Punjab as well.

MRI scans conducted on the player revealed that he had sustained severe damage to his back, an injury which will sideline him for a substaintial period. While a return date hasn’t been nailed on yet, Sohaib is envisaged to be out of action for the remainder of the year.

“Sohaib is devastated to miss out on the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup as he had worked hard for this event and was in sparkling form. We feel for him but injuries are part and parcel of the sport. I am sure after undergoing rehabilitation, he’ll fully recover to be available for future assignments,” said chief selector Muhammad Wasim.

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Shoaib Malik has been one of the oldest players in Pakistan’s T20 setup, a name who is envisioned to add value to the side with his sprawling experience.

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Pakistan Squad For The T20 World Cup 2021

Babar Azam, Shadab Khan, Asif Ali, Fakhar Zaman (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Haider Ali (Northern), Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Imad Wasim (Northern), Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shoaib Malik

Travelling reserves – Khushdil Shah, Shahnawaz Dahani, Usman Qadir

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