ICC World Twenty20: Injured Shahid Afridi may miss Pakistan's initial matches

According to a Pakistan Cricket Board source, Shahid Afridi will not accompany the team that leaves for the ICC World Twenty20 on Thursday night.

updated: March 11, 2014 01:41 IST
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Karachi: All-rounder Shahid Afridi may join the Pakistan squad late for the forthcoming T20 World Cup in Bangladesh due to a groin injury he sustained during the recent Asia Cup tournament.

A reliable source in Pakistan Cricket Board said that the team management had been informed that Afridi would not accompany the team which will leave for Bangladesh on Thursday night.

"He will not leave with the team on Thursday night as the Board first wanted him to be cleared in a fitness test by the medical panel before he can join the team for the World T20 Cup," the source told PTI.

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