Sports News: Pak Test squad announced against Sri Lanka; Pakistani selectors have not select young consciousness Umar Akmal from the Test squad for the series against Sri Lanka, 3 October 2011.
Pakistan Cricket officials are planned to play Sri Lanka in a Test series early later this month in the United Arab Emirates – UAE.
On the other hand former captain Shoaib Malik has made his way into the Pakistan national squad captained by Misbah ul Haq. Pakistan Selector Chairmen Moin Khan Give comments on Umar Akmal that he is a talented player but has not justified his place in the playing eleven.
Moin Khan more added that he is vital to play long innings so we have directed Umar to play domestic cricket and learn to bat for long.
Taking lessons from India poor show in England, Pakistan have also declared the list of four standby players.
Pakistan National Squad: Mohammad Hafeez, Taufeeq Umar, Imran Farhat, Azhar Ali, Younis Khan, Misbah-ul-haq (capt), Asad Shafiq, Adnan Akmal (wk), Shoaib Malik, Saeed Ajmal, Abdur Rehman, Aizaz Cheema, Wahab Raiz, Umar Gul, Junaid Khan
Pakistan Standby players: Tanvir Ahmed, Mohammad Talha, Sarfraz Ahmed (wk), Yasir Shah