Sohail Tanvir will not be considered for England tour

Pakistani pacer Sohail Tanvir will not be considered for selection for the forthcoming England tour as the PCB medical commission prescribed him another four-month rehabilitation programme to regain fitness for the coming domestic season.

The England tour starts from the first week of July and before that the team has to play in the Asian Cup in Sri Lanka in June.

The three injured players — Sohail, Naveed Yasin and Wahab Riaz appeared before the commission consisting to get their fitness assessed.

Sohail underwent different tests in Lahore on Tuesday, The News reports.

“He has shown great improvement but since he underwent knee surgery in Australia, he needed proper time to regain fitness. He has been prescribed a complete rehabilitation programme that would help him regain fitness required at an international level,” a source in the PCB said.

Meanwhile, Wahab Riaz has been declared fit to bowl.

“Wahab has recovered from elbow problem is has already started bowling in the nets. He has regained fitness and has been given green signal.”

Batsman Naveed Yasin has been asked not to throw a ball during the next six weeks. (ANI)

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