Pakistan's Umar Akmal to see neurologist

Medical reports from the West Indies suspected a seizure but PCB wants to reassess Umar Akmal's condition. Umar was dropped from Pakistan's failed campaign in the Champions Trophy in June earlier this year but made a successful return in the series against the West Indies last month.

updated: August 21, 2013 22:53 IST
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Karachi: Pakistan's talented young batsman Umar Akmal will see a neurologist for further tests after suffering a suspected seizure that forced his withdrawal from the Zimbabwe tour, an official said Wednesday.

The 23-year-old reportedly suffered a seizure during a flight to Jamaica last week and was flown home for medical treatment.

The Pakistan Cricket Board said further professional advice will be taken on Umar, who on his return Tuesday insisted he was fit to play despite the scare.

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