Fast bowler Wafadar Momand has been ruled out of the upcoming Asia Cup in UAE after he sustained a back injuring during a training session. He has been advised rest for six weeks by doctors after an MRI scan showed a nerve depression in his back. Following this, his treatment will resume and his return to the team decided accordingly.
As per the decision of the ACB selection committee, Wafadar will be replaced by fast bowler Yamin Ahmadzai who was already in the squad as a reserve player.
Meanwhile, veteran fast bowler Dawlat Zadran, who sustained a knee injury ahead of Afghanistan’s T20I series against Bangladesh in June earlier this year, has been advised period of further six weeks to complete his rehabilitation.