mohammad wasim: Asia Cup: Injury scare for Pakistan as pacer Mohammad Wasim suffers back pain in training
According to a report in ‘ESPNCricinfo’, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) didn’t want to “risk a potential long-term injury” and hence sent the pacer for a precautionary scan.
The youngster has featured in eight ODIs and 11 T20Is since making his international debut in July last year.
The team management would hope the injury is not serious and Wasim can recuperate in time for the tournament as Pakistan are already without the services of its main bowler Shaheen because of a lingering knee ligament injury sustained in July.
The two-time champions are scheduled to clash against arch-rivals India in their tournament opener on Sunday.