Pakistan add Akmal, Shafiq
KARACHI, Pakistan (CMC):
Selectors have recalled Umar Akmal and Asad Shafiq to Pakistan’s one-day international squad for the threematch series against West Indies starting on Friday in Sharjah.
The 26-year-old Akmal played the last of his 111 ODIs 18 months ago while Shafiq, 30, has played 58 ODIs but has spent the last year in the wilderness.
However, the experienced Mohammad Hafeez and Umar Gul, with over 300 ODIs between them, have been left out after playing against England over the summer.
SQUAD: Azhar Ali (captain), Sharjeel Khan, Babar Azam, Asad Shafiq, Shoaib Malik, Sarfraz Ahmed, Umar Akmal, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Nawaz, Imad Wasim, Yasir Shah, Rahat Ali, Mohammad Amir, Wahab Riaz, Hasan Ali, Sohail Khan.