Oct 21, 2022, 18:19 IST

Watch! Mohammad Nawaz sits distraught on his knees after his shot hits Shan Masood


Pakistan cricket team are sweating it out at the nets with a huge clash against India lined up on Sunday. The Match at MCG will be the 3rd time India and Pakistan face during the calendar year 2022. The two teams had met earlier during the Asia Cup 2022 tournament. India and Pakistan both won once, as Pakistan ended up runners up in the tournament.

The story as it happened –

Shan Masood the 33 year old left handed batter made his debut recently for Pakistan in T20I cricket. The batter left everyone shocked when he went down after suffering a blow to the head. Masood was taken away to the hospital for scans and there is no official word yet on his condition from the PCB.

Mohammad Nawaz is shell shocked –

Left arm spinner and left handed batter, Mohammad Nawaz was batting when his shot hit Shan Masood on the back his neck. Twitter user by the name Srinjoy Sanyal who also tagged SPORTSKEEDA on the tweet put up the 1 minute 19 second video of the incident. Nawaz can be seen sitting on his knees shocked and distraught as Shan Masood was being tended to.

Masood was flat on the ground as there was awkward silence from the fans and the Pakistani medical team was tending to the fallen player. The rest of the players too came around to check on Shan Masood as Mohammad Nawaz was transfixed. There was a smattering of applause as Shan Masood could be seen walking on his feet while getting helped off the ground to go to the doctor.

Shan Masood’s career in numbers –

Shan Masood born in England, played his first test of 25 in 2013 against South Africa. Masood has played a total of 25 test scoring over 1400 runs with a best of 156 scoring 4 centuries and 6 half centuries. His last test was against New Zealand in early 2021 at Christchurch.

Masood has also played 5 ODI matches scoring 111 runs with one half century. He recently made his T20I debut for Pakistan against England during the 7 match series. Masood has played total of 12 T20 games for Pakistan scoring 220 runs with 2 half centuries and a strike rate of 125.