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It was revealed on Tuesday that Pakistan spinner Imad Wasim injured his right knee during a training session, but it remains unclear how serious it is and whether it will ruin his hopes of playing at the World Cup.
According to the Business Recorder, Imad twisted his knee and is currently undergoing rehabilitation at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore.
Should Imad’s injury be serious, it would be a major blow for Pakistan, especially after his strong performance in the recent five-match ODI series against Australia in the United Arab Emirates.
The 30-year-old scored 141 runs in five matches, which included a fifty, at an average of 70.50.
He also took three wickets at an average of 83.66.
Imad is among the list of 23 probables for the World Cup, all of whom will have to undergo fitness tests at the National Cricket Academy on April 15 and 16.
Pakistan’s next assignment will be a limited overs tour of England, which will consist of a one-off Twenty20 International and five ODIs.
After that series, which will be held between May 5 and 19, Pakistan will play two World Cup warm-up games against Afghanistan and Bangladesh on May 24 and 26 respectively.
They will then kick off their World Cup campaign against the West Indies in Nottingham on May 31.