Pakistan’s Wicketkeeper Azam Khan Out of New Zealand T20Is

Azam Khan Out of NZ T20Is: Pakistan's Wicketkeeper's Shock Exit!

Pakistan’s Wicketkeeper Azam Khan Out of New Zealand T20Is

Wicketkeeper-batsman Azam Khan will not be participating in the T20I series against New Zealand due to a Grade One tear in his right calf muscle.

The 25-year-old cricketer was recommended a 10-day rest period after medical scans confirmed the muscle tear.

Azam first noticed discomfort in his right calf during a batting practice session prior to the first T20I at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium.

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Azam is scheduled to depart from the rest of the team and proceed to the National Cricket Academy to commence his rehabilitation under the supervision of the PCB medical panel.

This series absence is a significant setback for Azam, who is among the potential candidates for a position in Pakistan’s squad for the forthcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024.

Following the New Zealand series, Pakistan is also set to play against Ireland and England ahead of the T20 World Cup. Azam is hopeful to recover in time for these two series before the major event.

The first T20I of the series against New Zealand was unfortunately cancelled due to rain.