Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Misbah Has Got Hamstring Injury, May Miss World Cup
As the World Cup is less than one month away, disturbing news are coming about the fitness of skipper Misbah Ul Haq. The sources said the Pakistan Cricket Boards(PCB) has empowered tour selection committee to replace Misbah in the series against New Zealand and in the World Cup 2015, if he remains unable to recover from the hamstring injury. Other player is yet to decided. Misbah, who is a super fit player of the team usually surprises selectors with his amazing fitness, has got hamstring injury making it difficult to play cricket. A senior official of the PCB said committee comprising of the Captain, head coach Waqar Younis, and chief selector Moin Khan has been given big powers and would discuss vital issues. Manager though part of the committee will not interfere in selection of the players. Pakistan's team manager Naved Akram Cheema will be head of te team during the event but he has nothing to do with the selection. The official said regarding the captaincy there are various options. The issue was also raised before Waqar, Moin and Misbah. He said no vice captain has been appointed yet as it creates difficulty for the team. He said aside the reports that Misbah had not recovered at all. The captain is recovering and he should be fit before the start of the match.