Wahab to continue training sessions despite fractured finger

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  1. chandtara
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    chandtara Mr Cricistan

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    ISLAMABAD: Seasoned pacer Wahab Riaz will continue training with the Pakistan team despite suffering from a fractured finger. Raza Kitchlew, Pakistan team’s media manager, said that Wahab would continue to attend the team’s training sessions in the lead up to Pakistan’s last group match – against Bangladesh – at Lord’s on July 5, a private news channel reported.

    “His injury is painful but Wahab has opted to continue training as he wants to play against Bangladesh. It’s a must-win game for us and the team will need his experience,” he said. Pakistan spent Sunday traveling from Leeds to London, which is a five-hour journey by road.

    They had a rest day on Monday and will resume training on Tuesday at Lord’s. Wahab suffered from a fracture while fielding in a training session at Headingley on Tuesday. But Pakistan opted to retain him in the playing eleven, hoping that the seasoned pacer will help lift them in the do-or-die encounter.

    Wahab didn’t disappoint as he took two key wickets to help Pakistan restrict Afghanistan to 227-9 and played an even important role with a 9-ball 15 that enabled Pakistan to win the match after a very tense run-chase.

    The 34-year-old left-armer will bowl during some of the pre-match training sessions but is unlikely to attend the fielding drills in order to shield his fractured right hand from further aggravation.

    https://www.brecorder.com/2019/07/0...tinue-training-sessions-despite-of-fractured/
     
  2. Energy
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    Energy Cornered Tiger

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    The guy hit the most crucial six with a fracture. All other batsmen should be put to shame by that.
     
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  3. KingOfDoosra
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    KingOfDoosra Sultan of Swing

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    Wahab is a tiger

    Someone with his mentality should be made Pakistan captain
     
  4. BuccalSingh
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    BuccalSingh Youngsta Beauty

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    That is what i said recently.Had he been a better bowler, he would have been an ideal candidate, coz he's a fighter and also knows how to communicate.Unfortunately Wahab wont find a place in Pak test team and even in OD team he wont last long.
     
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    Bilal123 Tracer Bullet

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    Wahab is here to stay for another 2 years. Best to make use of him as a pinch hitter next game. He's got that fire in his belly. Nearly won Pakistan the game vs Australia and finished it off vs Afg. Good player
     
  7. PakistanZindabad!
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    PakistanZindabad! Cornered Tiger

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    Despite his inconsistencies and low points, he’s got passion and aggression. Great fast bowler mentality and that’s what I like about him, and his batting is a benefit to us too


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    Shaz130 Talented

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    He was a surprise entry who made most of his talent. Much respect to him.
     
  9. Mohammed Bilal
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    Mohammed Bilal Tracer Bullet

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    Aap kaha teh mere dost??
     
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    Shaz130 Talented

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    I lost a bit of interest in cricket over some time period. So this World Cup made me get that passion back again. Its unfortunate we exited so soon. I was really hyped for this team in the end.
     

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