Shoaib, Afridi, Yousuf recalled to squad for Abu Dhabi series

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Lahore, Nov 3 (UNI) Maverick fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar and seasoned all-rounder Shahid Afridi have been included in the 15-member squad for the one-day series against West Indies in Abu Dhabi later this month.

Senior batsman Yousuf Mohammad, who was not considered for a Twenty20 four-nation tournament in Toronto last month, has also been included in the squad for the one dayers on November 12, 14 and 16.

The squad also includes off-spinner Saeed Ajmal, whose exclusion from the side last month led to the resignation of chief selector Salahuddin Ahmed.

Nasir Jamshed, who has recovered from a bout of malaria has also been recalled by the selectors.

Unfortunately, Khalid Latif, Anwar Ali and Sohail Khan, who all made the trip to Toronto, were left out of the squad.

Squad: Shoaib Malik (Capt), Misbah-ul-Haq, Salman Butt, Nasir Jamshed, Younis Khan, Mohammad Yousuf, Shahid Afridi, Kamran Akmal, Sohail Tanvir, Shoaib Akhtar, Umar Gul, Rao Iftikhar, Fawad Alam, Abdur Rauf, Saeed Ajmal.


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