A few players for Pakistan’s World Cup team are suffering from a mild medical condition, including a fever. Shaheen Afridi, the elite fast bowler, is rumored to be one of the victims.
Some of the players who had been experiencing fever are already on the road to recovery, while others are still recovering, according to a statement from the Pakistani team management. “A few players had fevers in the last few days, but the majority of them are already totally recovered. A spokesperson for the Babar Azam-led squad stated that those who are in the recovery stage are still being monitored by the team medical panel.
Although the identities of the players who are ill have not been released, it is known that Shaheen, Abdullah Shafique, Muhammad Rizwan, Salman Ali Agha, Muhammad Haris, and Zaman Khan are among them. “There isn’t any sickness or viral illness. The majority of the players have already recovered from the fever that a couple of them suffered, the statement claimed without naming them.
PCB files a complaint over unsuitable crowd behavior
In the meantime, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has declared that it has filed a complaint against the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the Ahmedabad crowd for improper behavior directed at its players during the match against India with the International Cricket Council (ICC). The PCB has also voiced its displeasure with the BCCI for neglecting to arrange Pakistani fans’ visas and for failing to promptly get visas for its media.
“Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has lodged another formal protest with ICC over delays in visas for Pakistani journalists and absence of a visa policy for Pakistan fans for the ongoing World Cup 2023,” the statement read. It continued by stating: “The PCB has also filed a complaint in respect of Inappropriate Conduct targeted at the Pakistan Squad during the India vs Pakistan Match held on 14th October 2023.”
The ICC did not immediately respond, however, sources have learned that during Pakistan’s seven-wicket defeat in Ahmedabad, several members of the crowd yelled obscenities at a couple of the players. Pakistan will play Australia in Bengaluru on October 20 after winning two of their last three matches.