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Boost for Pakistan: Haris Rauf Fit for ICC World Cup

In a major uplift for Pakistan's cricketing ambitions at the upcoming ICC World Cup, pace sensation Haris Rauf has been declared fit to play. He had been sidelined with a rib injury but has now been given the all-clear by the medical panel.

This news has brought cheer to Pakistan cricket supporters and has come as a relief for the national team, which is preparing for the global cricket showdown. The decision was made after a detailed assessment by a medical panel. The panel, after a thorough review of Rauf's health and bowling form, has given its approval, ensuring Rauf's spot in the upcoming matches.

However, as Rauf's injury concerns are put to rest, all eyes are on another Pakistani fast bowler, Naseem Shah. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) remains attentive to Shah's condition due to an injury he's grappling with. The World Cup is just around the corner, starting in 14 days, leaving little time for full recovery.

Pakistan is not alone in this predicament. As the World Cup is on the horizon, several premier cricketing nations find themselves juggling similar fitness woes, making this World Cup as much about endurance and health as about talent and strategy.

Throwback to the recent clash with arch-rivals India, Rauf's absence was extremely felt. The PCB had then released a statement underscoring his fitness issues as the reason behind the tough decision of keeping him off the field. Haris Rauf, experiencing discomfort and pain in his right side, was given rest to ensure his long-term well-being. This move by the team's management showcases their dedication to prioritizing player health over immediate gains.

All eyes are now set on the World Cup, and the nation hopes that with fit players and strong strategies, Pakistan will put up a memorable show.

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