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It is worth noting that Pakistan’s preparations for Semifinals against Australia had taken a huge hit as team’s in-form players Rizwan and Malik had woke up on Wednesday with mild flu and fever. Both the players missed the practice session.
Meanwhile Pak Team management has asked Sarfaraz Ahmed & Haider Ali to stay ready for the game in case Rizwan & Malik fails to recover on time
In an update, the PCB said that there’s an improvement in the health of both players and a medical panel will review their fitness status before the crucial encounter.
It added that the management will announce a confirmed decision later in the day.
“We are hopeful that both the players will be in action today. They want to play in the semi-final,” Mansoor Rana, Pakistan team manager declared.
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Mohd Rizwan, Shoaib Malik doubtful? T20 World Cup Semidfinals: Both Malik & Rizwan woke up with fever on Wednesday morning. As per the ICC protocols for the tournament both were immediately tested for Covid. Luckily their tests have come negative.
On advice of medical team, the duo skipped Wednesday’s practice session and were isolated from rest of the team.
The entire Pakistan squad will again be subjected to Covid test on Thursday morning.
The players will undergo a medical check up tomorrow before the match.
PAK vs AUS LIVE: Why both Malik & Rizwan are crucial for Pakistan’s hopes vs Australia? The two players are important cog in the wheel of Pakistan composition. In the ongoing world cup they have single handedly won matches for Pakistan and are one of the main reason of Babar Azam’s team unbeaten run.
While Mohd Rizwan is the third-highest run-getter, Shoaib Malik has the joint-fastest fifty to his credit this tournament.
The most important thing they bring to the table is – EXPERIENCE. They can soak up the pressure of difficult situations and give winning performances even in the most difficult situations.
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Who can replace Malik & Rizwan? As per GEO TV, if Malik & Rizwan fails to recover, Sarfaraz Ahmed and Haider Ali will replace the duo.
Pakistan players will once again undergo a medical checkup ahead of the crucial semifinals against Australia.
Pakistan are heading into the match after defeating India, New Zealand, Afghanistan, Namibia and Scotland.
Skipper Babar Azam has said that he is confident that Pakistan will perform well against Aussies. The two teams have locked horns 23 times with Pakistan emerging victorious 13 times. Australia have trumped Pakistan 9 times while one fixture did not yield a result.
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