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T20 squad for Pak-Ban series Pak-Ban series will have three One-Day Internationals (ODIs), followed by a ‘only’ T20 match and then two Test matches. T20 match will held on Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on April 24. The Pakistani squad will be led by Shahid Afridi and will include,Ahmed ShehzadSarfraz AhmedMohammad HafeezMustar AhmedHaris SohailMohammad RizwanSaeed AjmalShahid AfridiSohail TanvirSaad NasimWahab RiazSohail KhanUmar GulJunaid KhanCopyright Business Recorder, 2015 ...

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Pakistan’s Test squad for Pak-Ban series Bangladesh cricket board (BCB) has finalized the schedule for an upcoming Pak-Ban series. After three One-day matches and only T20 match, Pakistan will play the test matches from April 28 to May 10. The test squad led by Misbah-ul-Haq will include, Mohammad HafeezSarfraz AhmedSami AslamMisbah ul HaqAsad ShafiqAzhar AliYounis KhanHaris SohailSaeed AjmalYasir ShahZulfiqar BabarBabar Azam Wahab RiazJunaid KhanSohail KhanRahat AliCopyright Business Recorder, 2015 ...

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Pakistan’s ODI squad for Bangladesh tour PCB newly elected chief selector Haroon Rashid, in presence of media announced the final Pakistani squad for Bangladesh tour starting from April 17. The ODI squad for an upcoming Bangladesh tour includes:Azhar Ali (C)Sarfraz Ahmed (WC)Muhammad HafeezFawad AlamAsad ShafiqHaris SohailSohaib MaqsoodSaeed AjmalYasir ShahWahab RiazSami AslamAhsan AdilRahat AliThis will be the first International tour after World Cup 2015. Pakistan team will face Bangladesh on their home soil.Copyright Business Recorder, 2015 ...

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Wisden lauds Sangakkara and Lanning LONDON: Sri Lanka great Kumar Sangakkara has been named as the Leading Cricketer in the World in the 2015 Wisden Cricketers' Almanack.Meanwhile Australia's Meg Lanning has been chosen as the cricket 'bible's' inaugural Leading Woman Cricketer in the World -- the first time the England-based annual has bestowed such an award in 152 editions of continuous publication dating back to 1864.But editor Lawrence Booth was stinging in his criticism of the England and Wales Cricket ...

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Pakistani squad supporting newly elected Captain Azhar Ali Recently, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has made some amendments in its structure and the team; they have elected a new captain for Pakistan’s national squad which became a point a critique for many. However, the players are supporting their new captain for an upcoming Bangladesh tour. According to local media reports, Pakistan’s middle-order batsman Fawad Alam, who was not given a chance to showcase his skills in the 2015 World Cup, addressed a press conference ...

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Hafeez confident of clearing action LAHORE: Pakistan's veteran all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez says he is confident of resurrecting his career with a remodelled bowling action five months after it was declared illegal.Spinner Hafeez's action was reported as suspect during the first Test against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi in November and confirmed as illegal by biomechanical analysis in England.He now faces a crucial official test on his bowling in Chennai, India on Thursday, and at age 34 he has limited further ...

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Sohaib Maqsood out of Bangladesh tour with injured hand Mumbai: Pakistan batsman Sohaib Maqsood will miss this month's limited over series in Bangladesh with a hand injury, the country's cricket board said on Tuesday.The right-handed middle-order batsman, who is not part of the test squad, has a fracture in his upper left-arm and has been replaced by Saad Nasim for the one-day internationals, the Pakistan Cricket Board said in a statement.The 24-year-old Nasim has played three Twenty20 internationals for Pakistan but is yet to ...