Tuesday Feb 18, 2020
The Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) medical panel on Tuesday advised Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchise Quetta Gladiators to rest their teen pacer Naseem Shah for the first two matches of the upcoming PSL 2020, reported Daily Jang.
According to the Urdu daily, the medical panel said that the 17-year-old needed to nurse his injured ribs despite being given clearance last week.
The panel further said that the two-match rest will see him fit for the rest of the tournament.
If the Gladiators follow suit, Naseem will be absent from the opening match against Islamabad United scheduled for Thursday and their next match against Peshawar Zalmi on Saturday.
The precocious fast bowler had sustained the injury after his record breaking hat-trick during the first Test against Bangladesh earlier this month.