DUBAI: After the leader Shaheen Afridi was kicked out of the Asian Cup, Pakistan received another injury scare with a fast thrower mohamed wasim pull out of training with back pain ahead of their opener against India.
The 21-year-old was sent for an MRI to determine the severity of his injury after complaining of lower back pain during a net session at the ICC Academy here on Thursday.
According to a report in ‘ESPNCricinfo’, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) did not want to ‘risk any potential long-term injury’ and therefore sent the pacer for a precautionary scan.
The youngster has featured in eight ODIs and 11 T20Is since his international debut in July last year.
The team management hopes the injury is not serious and Wasim can recover in time for the tournament as Pakistan are already without the services of their main bowler Shaheen due to a persistent knee ligament injury suffered. in July.
The two-time champions are set to face arch-rivals India in their tournament opener on Sunday.

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