World Cup squads: Shoaib leader, Kamran Akmal neglected by Pakistan

Karachi: The six member choice committee, when intense deliberations with captain Misbah-ul-Haq and head coach Waqar Younis in metropolis, set to not repose confidence in stalwarts like leader and Akmal UN agency are in prime kind this domestic season.

Senior players Shoaib leader and Kamran Akmal were neglected whereas quick bowler Sohail Khan created a comeback when nearly 3 years in geographical region in Pakistan's 15-member squad for the ODI tournament in Australia and New Seeland beginning on Valentine Day.

Among the fifteen, batsmen Sohaib Maqsood and Haris Sohail and bowlers Junaid Khan, Muhammad Irfan, Sohail Khan, Ehsan Adil and Yasir crowned head have nonetheless to play in Australia or New Seeland.

Instead the selectors have place their confidence in an exceedingly bunch of young players to spearhead Pakistan's campaign within the tournament.

Sohail Khan, a right-arm quick bowler, has appeared in precisely 2 Tests and 5 One-day internationals and his last look for Pakistan was in Rhodesia in 2011 however he has been in outstanding kind this domestic season for Port Qasim Authority.

He aforesaid the selectors had set to put religion within the children keeping in mind the conditions, climate, opposition and travel schedule of the team within the tournament.

We have picked a balanced squad with none personal likes or dislikes and that we thought-about all choices with none grouses," chief selector, Moin Khan told at a press conference at the national bowl.

Sohail took six wickets in an exceedingly match of the continued polygonal shape Cup on Tuesday in metropolis.Moin aforesaid the selectors had set to travel with electric battery of pace bowlers whereas the spin department would be headed by intimate with allrounder Shahid Afridi. .

There was an in depth tie between Sohail and also the intimate with Muhammad Lappish because the selectors felt the team needed associate degree out and out quick bowler for the conditions in Australia and New Seeland," one selector aforesaid.

Shah had simply vie one ODI additionally in 2011 in Rhodesia however was outstanding against Australia and New Seeland within the recent take a look at series within the UAE taking twenty seven wickets. it's when an extended time that Pakistan can move into a significant ODI event with 2 leg-spinners.

We have picked leg spinner, Yasir crowned head as a result of he has many potential," Moin aforesaid.

This is the simplest potential squad from the out there resources, and also the selectors believe it's the requisite talent and skill-set to recapture the globe Cup Down below when twenty two years, Moin said.Moin aforesaid Pakistan would miss the bowling of Saeed Ajmal and Muhammad Hafeez attributable to suspensions on them for suspect actions however the out there resources were additionally adequate for the event.

Moin aforesaid Hafeez might still be cleared to bowl within the tournament as he's still operating exhausting on correcting his action and there was one month left before the globe Cup.We have time as we have a tendency to play 2 ODIs in New Seeland before the globe Cup,he added.

Pakistan tournament squad: Muhammad Hafeez, Ahmed Shehzad, Younis Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq (Capt), Haris Sohail, Umar Akmal, Sohaib Maqsood, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shahid Afridi, Junaid Khan, Muhammad Irfan, Sohail Khan, Wahab Riaz, Ehsan Adil and Yasir crowned head

Hafeez has created the squad as a specialist opener within the final squad. we've picked solely 2 specialist openers whereas wicketkeeper, Sarfaraz Ahmed are the reserve opener once needed, Moin added.

Pakistan's qualifying cluster includes Asian country, West Indies, African country, Ireland, Rhodesia and UAE.



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