Umar Akmal to go through extensive medical examination

The source made it clear that after reading the report, the board decided that Umar Akmal should undergo further detailed scans and tests in Pakistan.

updated: August 30, 2013 09:47 IST
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Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board has decided to push national team player Umar Akmal through an extensive medical examination procedure after foreign doctors informed them that the batsman had 35 to 50 per cent probability of suffering seizures again in his lifetime.

Umar was called back by the PCB from the West Indies after he fell unconscious after a seizure on a flight from Trinidad to Antigua during the Caribbean Premier League.

He was taken to a hospital in Antigua where doctors, after examining him in detail, sent a report to the PCB.

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