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Amir in test series against England

Jun 05, 2016 | Kaushal Adhikari |

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has included their sensational fast bowler Mohammad Amir as they announced test squad for tour of England.

 

Amir has been included for the first time after his return to international cricket. Amir was a part of Pakistan team in Asia Cup T20 and T20 World Cup after returning to international cricket after five year suspension fro spot fixing in September last year.

 

But it is still in doubt that whether Amir will get visa for England or not but PCB included him in test squad in hope of getting visa. Amir along with Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif were put into six months jail for spot fixing scandal in 2010 during Lord’s test against England.  

 

Pakistan will play four test matches with England starting on July 14. After the test match they will play two One Day International match against Ireland. After Ireland series, host England and tourist Pakistan will meet for five one day series. Pakistan will include England tour playing one off T20 International match on September 7.

 

Pakistan test squad for England tour : Mohammad Hafeez, Shan Masood, Sami Aslam, Misbah-ul-Haq (captain), Younis Khan, Azhar Ali, Asad Shafiq, Iftikhar Ahmed, Sarfraz Ahmed (wicket keeper), Mohammad Rizwan (wicket keeper), Zulfiqar Babar, Yasir Shah, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Amir, Rahat Ali, Imran Khan, Sohail Khan



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