Umar Akmal makes return to Pakistan T20 squad

03:07 PM | 22 Jul, 2015
Umar Akmal makes return to Pakistan T20 squad
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LAHORE (Staff Report) - Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday announced squad for two-match Twenty20 series against Sri Lanka starting on July 30 in Colombo.

Shahid Afrid will lead the 15-member team approved by four-member selection committee of the PCB, headed by Haroon Rashid.

The squad includes Ahmed Shehzad, Nauman Anwar, Mohammad Hafeez, Mukhtar Ahmed, Umar Akmal, Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Rizwan, Shahid Afridi (Captain), Sarfraz Ahmed (Vice-captain), Yasir Shah, Sohail Tanvir, Imad Wasim, Anwar Ali, Mohammad Irfan, Wahab Riaz/Ziaul Haq.

All rounder Wahab Riaz’s inclusion in the team is subjected to his fitness. Ziaul Haq could be given the chance to replace Riaz.

Umar Akmal has made come back in the team since he played T20s against Zimbabwe in May at Lahore.

Pak-Sri Lanka 1st T20 will be played on July 30, 2015 while second on Aug 1st at Colombo.