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Shahzad cries foul, ACB CEO says keeper injured

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The Board (ACB) announced on June 6 that and opening batsman wouldn't be taking any further part in the 2019 in England and They cited an to Shahzad's knee as the reason behind them calling a replacement in

But the 31-year-old has now revealed that while he did have a knee issue, he was fine after taking adequate rest.

He further added that it was only during training for the game that he came to know of ACB's decision to rule him out of citing He said even his teammates were not aware of the decision. But has claimed otherwise in

"What he is saying is completely wrong. A proper medical report to was submitted and then only his replacement was announced. The team could not have fielded an I understand he is upset at not being part of anymore but the team could not have compromised on his fitness," he said.

Shahzad's failure to score runs and also misses while keeping hasn't gone down well with the management.

Afghanistan's next match in the tournament is against which will be played on June 15. They have lost all the matches they have played in the tournament thus far.



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First Published: Mon, June 10 2019. 20:04 IST