Umar Gul needs at least a month to recover after knee surgery

Umar Gul, who is the most seasoned pacer in the present Pakistan team with 163 Test, 161 ODI and 74 T20 international wickets, underwent a knee surgery in May in Australia after complaining of severe pain and swelling in his right knee during the tour to South Africa early in the year.

updated: July 27, 2013 12:53 IST
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Karachi: Pakistan fast bowler Umar Gul will require another four to six weeks to make a complete recovery from his knee surgery.

Gul, 29, began the last phase of his rehabilitation program at the national cricket academy on Friday and said he was missing playing for the Pakistan team.

"It has been a frustrating time for me and I miss being with the Pakistan team. But right now I am just concentrating on regaining full fitness," he said.

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