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Umar Akmal's relatives claim player 'suffered seizure'

Islamabad, Aug 19 : Pakistan player Umar Akmal's relatives have revealed that the fast-rising batsman suffered a seizure during a flight to Jamaica and spent a night in a hospital before being rushed home.


According to The Daily Times, Umar had been playing for Barbados Tridents in the ongoing Caribbean League after Pakistan's recent tour to the West Indies.

The relative also said that Umar's physio was with him who took him to the hospital and the same official will be traveling with him to Dubai as a precaution.

Doctors in the West Indies have ruled Umar out of any danger, the family said.

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Saturday pulled the 23-year-old from the squad to tour Zimbabwe and replaced him with wicket-keeper batsman Sarfraz Ahmed, the report said.

--ANI (Posted on 19-08-2013)

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