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Trouble brewing! Pakistan forms committee to probe mismanagement of pacer’s injury

Trouble brewing! Pakistan forms committee to probe mismanagement of pacer’s injury

Ihsanullah underwent a botched up surgery at a private hospital in Lahore after which officials decided that he needed to consult a specialist from UK

Pakistan Cricket Board has constituted a committee to probe the alleged botched-up surgery which pacer Ihsanullah was a victim of. He underwent a botched up surgery at a private hospital in Lahore following which officials from Multan Sultans decided that he needed to consult a specialist from UK.

Pakistan to probe pacer’s botched-up surgery

The medical board will submit its findings to us within a week and tell us whether Ihsanullah’s treatment was handled properly or mismanaged,” PCB chief Mohsin Naqvi told media.

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Ihsanullah will consult a orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports injuries and elbow procedures. Further, the PCB will bear all the expenses for the pacer’s rehabilitation.

After grabbing eyeballs in the PSL, the 21-year-old Pakistan pacer went on to play three T20Is against Afghanistan and two ODIs against New Zealand. However, an elbow injury sidelined him for the Asia Cup and the ODI World Cup in 2023.

PCB chief upset with board’s handling of pacer’s injury

As per a Hindustan Times report, the initial diagnosis provided by a senior doctor on the board’s medical panel resulted in wastage of time. As per the report, this process wasted time in rehabilitating the pacer without surgery.

Mohsin Naqvi is very upset after this incident came out in the open and he came to know about it. Chances are that some of the officials responsible for supervising Ehsan’s treatment will find themselves out of jobs very soon,” the source said.

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