Shoaib to undergo bone scan

Updated: 25 February 2007 09:06 IST

After spending over a week in India, Shoaib Akhtar has headed back home and will appear before a four-member medical inquiry committee on Wednesday.

Shoaib to undergo bone scan
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Islamabad:

After spending over a week in India shooting for a commercial, Shoaib Akhtar has headed back home and will appear before a four-member medical inquiry committee on Wednesday. The committee has been constituted to probe the nature of injuries, which put five Pakistani players out of action during the recent cricket series against India. Akhtar, along with wicketkeeper Moin Khan and all-rounder Abdul Razzak, will appear before the Commission in Lahore to undergo tests at the National Cricket Academy. Bowlers under scanner According to the PCB, a bone scan will be conducted on Shoaib to determine his claims of back injury, which kept him off the field in the series deciding third Test in Rawalpindi. Seamer Umar Gul who was dropped for the crucial third Test has already appeared before the commission. Fast bowler Shabbir Ahmed has also been summoned by the commission, but he has already left for England to play county cricket. Meanwhile PCB Chairman Shaharyar Khan said that strict disciplinary action would be taken against players found guilty by the inquiry commission.

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