Afghanistan’s star cricketer and spinner Rashid Khan underwent a minor lower-back surgery in the UK and is expected to recover soon, informed the Afghanistan Cricket Board.
Because of this surgery, he will miss the Big Bash League in Australia, which starts from December 7.
A statement issued by the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on Friday said Rashid, who played a vital role in the team’s success against sides such as England and Pakistan in the World Cup in India, had been operated upon by a top surgeon in the UK.
“Afghanistan’s cricket sensation, @rashidkhan_19, underwent a minor lower back surgery with the expertise of renowned surgeon Dr. James Alibone in the UK. He has been rested for a brief while and is expected to recover soon,” said the ACB statement on X.