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Shahid Afridi’s accusations regarding Shaheen’s treatment are addressed by PCB.

The disturbing information provided by former captain Shahid Khan Afridi regarding pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi’s knee rehabilitation in London drew a swift response from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).

The flamboyant all-rounder asserted that Shaheen’s rehabilitation and medical care were not being financially supported by the PCB.However, the cricket governing body stated in a statement—without specifically mentioning Shahid—that it has always been in charge of organising the medical care and rehabilitation of all of the players and will continue to do so going forward.

In a statement originally released to provide updates on Pakistan batsmen Fakhar Zaman and Shaheen’s medical rehabilitation, it was stated that “it goes without saying that the PCB has always been and will continue to be responsible for arranging medical care and rehabilitation of all its players requiring any treatment.” Fakhar will travel to London today (Friday) to receive therapy, according to the statement. Fakhar had fallen awkwardly on his right knee while fielding during the ACC T20 Asia Cup final in Dubai.

According to the guidelines, the PCB had planned his appointments with doctors who would give him the best care possible for his recovery, it stated.The PCB added that Fakhar will continue to be supervised by its advisory group and that it will “make all appropriate logistical arrangements for him.”

Shaheen is being treated by the doctors on the advisory panel as well, and they say that he is recovering well in London and will be ready for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in Australia in 2022.