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Wednesday November 30, 2022

PCB needs to manage Shaheen Afridi and Babar Azam's workload, advises ex-cricketer

Babar Azam has been playing regularly in all formats which could be dangerous too, says former cricketer

By Web Desk
August 23, 2022
Pakistani pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi and captain Babar Azam celebrate during a T20 World Cup 2021 match. -AFP/File
Pakistani pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi and captain Babar Azam celebrate during a T20 World Cup 2021 match. -AFP/File 

Experts and former players have been urging the cricket authorities to manage the workload of top players to save them from getting injured.

Recently, in a major setback to Pakistan, Shaheen Afridi was ruled out of Asia Cup 2022 and the England series due to a knee injury which he suffered during the Sri Lanka series.

Former cricketer Sikandar Bakht spoke to Geo Pakistan on the matter and advised the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to manage the workload of top players like Shaheen Afridi and Babar Azam. 

Here's what Sikandar Bakht  advised to PCB: