Jansher Khan. (Picture credit score: Twitter)
KARACHI: Pakistan squash legend Jansher Khan has had two operations in Peshawar for a persistent again downside that additionally performed an element in his retirement from the game.
Jansher, an eight-time World Squash Champion and six-time British Open Champion, was operated upon on the Shifa Hospital in Peshawar after his situation worsened the opposite day.
“He was alleged to journey to the UK for the surgical procedure for his again downside however when the ache turned acute and he could not even stroll straight the Pakistani specialists determined to function upon him in Peshawar,” an in depth aide of the champion participant stated from Peshawar.
The aide stated Jansher determined to have the operation in Peshawar after medical doctors informed him that if he delayed the surgical procedure any longer he may face severe well being penalties.
He stated two operations had been carried out on Jansher’s again and hopefully he’ll now be superb from this persistent downside.
Jansher, who took over the mantle of the world’s prime participant from Jahangir Khan within the 90s together with his constant run of success, suffered from again and knee issues all through his profession.
The 51-year-old finally ended his profession in 2001 as a result of again downside.
Well-known for his sensible stroke play, Jansher and Jahangir had dominated the squash world at one time and though nice rivals they helped Pakistan grow to be unbeatable on the World Crew Championships and on the skilled circuit.
Footage of Jansher mendacity within the hospital mattress and sitting on a wheelchair had been launched by his publicist on Thursday.