'No signs of injury' as Shaheen advised two-week rehabilitation.

LAHORE -- Concerns around the future of Pakistan pace spearhead Shaheen Shah Afridi's career fizzled out Monday as the Pakistan Cricket Board said there were 'no signs of injury' after the bowler walked off during the T20 World Cup final loss against England in Melbourne a day earlier.

Shaheen landed awkwardly on his right knee while taking a catch to dismiss batter Harry Brook in what ended up being a five-wicket defeat for Babar Azam and co. before aborting his third over - the 15th of the innings - after the first delivery.

The 22-year-old came into the World Cup after 12 weeks on the sidelines following a knee injury during a Test match against Sri Lanka in July and the setback in the final triggered fears over his long-term future as Pakistan's premier fast bowler.

The PCB, however, said it had 'advised' Shaheen just two weeks of rehabilitation adding that the feared injury was nothing but 'discomfort' following impact during the fielding effort.

'The scan conducted on Monday morning prior to the team's departure for Pakistan, has confirmed there were no signs of an injury and the knee discomfort was likely 'due to a forced knee flexion...

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