Pakistani opener Abdullah Shafiq has been barred from non-essential meetings due to viral fever.
According to reports, the opener of the national team, Abdullah Shafiq, is currently suffering from symptoms of fever and flu, taking precautionary measures to prevent the possible spread of the disease.
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The national team participated in the practice session yesterday to prepare for the match against Australia on October 20, but the opener did not join the Pakistani team on this occasion either.
Apart from Abdullah, Mohammad Rizwan, Shaheen Afridi, Salman Ali Agha, Zaman Khan and Mohammad Haris also did not train.
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Earlier, fast bowlers Shaheen Afridi and Usama Mir were also facing symptoms of fever, but they have now recovered.
It should be remembered that yesterday the Pakistani team had changed its plan regarding training, first it was decided not to train, then the news regarding fitness problems started circulating, then the board said that the players are suffering from viral fever.
It should be noted that the national team has played 3 matches in the event so far, in which 2 victories and one match had to be defeated by the traditional rival.