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Pakistan recall Malik Sami for Zimbabwe one-day series

Pakistan recall Malik Sami for Zimbabwe one-day series.: Pakistan on Sunday recalled former captain Shoaib Malik and paceman Mohammad Sami in a 16-man one-day squad for the three-match series against Zimbabwe but under-performing batsman Umar Akmal failed to make the cut.

The 33-year-old Malik played last of his 216 one-day internationals in the 2013 Champions Trophy held in England in 2013 while Sami last featured in a one-day on the 2012 tour of Sri Lanka.for more

Also returning to the squad is opener Ahmed Shehzad who was dropped from the team.Pakistan were whitewashed 3-0 in Bangladesh  a result which triggered the experienced Malik  recall.

Sami though impressed with his quick pace, taking four wickets in two Twenty20 matches.

Azhar Ali, who replaced Misbah-ul-Haq was retained despite Pakistan’s loss in Bangladesh.Ajmal’s action was deemed illegal in September last year.He had to remodel that to lift his suspension from international matches.Pakistan recall Malik Sami for Zimbabwe one-day series

Opener Sami Aslam, who played a one-day on the tour of Bangladesh, was replaced by Babar Azam.Hammad Azam made the grade after three years in wilderness from one-day cricket while left-arm spinner Imad Wasim was also given a chance for the first time.for more visit this website

Pakistan squad:

Azhar Ali (capt), Mohammad Hafeez, Ahmed Shehzad, Asad Shafiq, Haris Sohail, Shoaib Malik, Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Sarfraz Ahmed, Anwar Ali, Hammad Azam, Imad Wasim, Yasir Shah, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Sami, Junaid Khan.


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