Ajmal likely to play world cup after inclusion in Pak squad

11:11 AM | 6 Dec, 2014

Pakistani off-spinner, Saeed Ajmal has succeeded in making his place in preliminary squad of 30 players for next year's cricket World Cup.

Pakistani selectors have enlisted him despite the fact that the International Cricket Council (ICC) has suspended him in account of controversies attached to his bowling action. He is due to clear biomechanics test to take part in world cup contest.

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) official told media that Saeed had been named in the preliminary squad as he was in the process of correcting his action and would soon appear for an ICC biomechanics test.

Selectors have also recalled senior players Kamran Akmal and Shoaib Malik in the squad for the February 14 to March 29 tournament in Australia and New Zealand.

Pakistani squad for cricket world included following names: Mohammad Hafeez, Ahmed Shehzad, Nasir Jamshed, Sharjeel Khan, Sami Aslam, Misbah-ul-Haq, Younis Khan, Asad Shafiq, Azhar Ali, Sohaib Maqsood, Fawad Alam, Haris Sohail, Shoaib Malik, Umar Akmal, Mohammad Irfan, Wahab Riaz, Junaid Khan, Umar Gul, Ehsan Adil, Mohammad Talha, Saeed Ajmal, Zulfiqar Babar, Raza Hasan, Yasir Shah, Shahid Afridi, Anwar Ali, Bilawal Bhatti, Sohail Tanvir, Sarfraz Ahmad, Kamran Akmal.