Hasan Ali Set to Make a Comeback to Professional Cricket

Hasan Ali is finally set to make a comeback from injury in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy after missing out a lot of action in the past 7-8 months. The player of the tournament in Champions Trophy 2017, has been out since February when he participated in the Pakistan Super League.


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Hasan Ali was the spearhead of the bowling line-up until his injury issues started halting his progress. Hasan Ali suffered a back injury while playing a Quaid-e-Azam Trophy match in Lahore last year which kept him out of play for seven weeks.

After going through a rehabilitation process at the National Cricket Academy, he was declared fit to play in the final of the tournament. Hasan suffered a rib injury again while playing in the final, sidelining him for another six weeks.

He made his much-awaited comeback in PSL 2020 for Peshawar Zalmi, but he was far from his best in the tournament, picking up only 8 wickets at a poor economy rate. It was apparent that he was not fully fit, and scans showed that the back injury was not fully healed.

Due to persistent injuries, the 26-year-old also missed out on PCB’s central contracts.

Hasan Ali was an essential part of the Pakistani line-up until 2019. In the 2017 Champions Trophy, he was named man of the tournament for his exceptional bowling throughout the tournament. He finished as the highest wicket-taker with 13 wickets including 3 in the final against arch-rivals India.


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It is now reported that Hasan Ali will finally be able to make his comeback for Central Punjab in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy which is scheduled to start in October.


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