Aamir Returns To Pak Squad For New Zealand Tour

Aamir Returns To Pak Squad For New Zealand Tour, Pakistan recalled fast bowlers Mohammad Amir and Umar Gul in the 16-man squad for Twenty20 series against New Zealand later this month chief selector Haroon Raheed announced on Friday. Pakistan is scheduled to play three T20 and three one-day internationals against New Zealand starting from January 15 2016.

Aamir Returns To Pak Squad For New Zealand Tour

Amir Gul return as Pakistan announce squad for NZ T20s

Amir will feature in the Pakistan team for the first time since the infamous spot-fixing scandal in 2010 that led to his suspension from the game for five years. But Amirs inclusion is subject to clearance by the New Zealand immigration authorities said Rasheed. The chief selector said Amirs all-round ability had given him an edge over other players.

Amir Gul return as Pakistan announce squad for NZ tour

Yesterday Rasheed backed the induction of the 23-year-old fast bowler saying “there is always a difference between normal and extraordinary players. We are not undermining other players and forcing him but there is always a difference between normal and extraordinary players. We are not axing anyone to bring him in. They are all part of the circuit and part and parcel of our planning,” Rasheed said while talking to ESPNcricinfo.

Amir Gul return as Pakistan announce squad for NZ ODIs

Meanwhile Gul who last participated in the limited-overs game against Bangladesh this year but failed to impress selectors has now again emerged on the scene by giving in extraordinary performance in the ongoing Quaid-i-Azam Trophy.The three T20s will take place on January 15 17 and 22 while the ODIs will be held on January 25 28 and 31.

Junaid Khan Umar Gul and Mohammad Amir all set to return

Shahid Afridi will lead Pakistans campaign for the three T20s.
T20 Squad

Ahmed Shehzad
Mohammad Hafeez
Sohaib Maqsood
Shoaib Malik
Umar Akmal
Iftikhar Ahmed
Shahid Afridi (captain)
Immad Wasim
Anwar Ali
Amir Yamin
Sarfraz Ahmed (wicketkeeper)
Wahab Riaz
Umar Gul
Mohammad Rizwan
Saad Nasim
Mohammad Amir

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Aamir Returns To Pak Squad For New Zealand Tour
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Aamir Returns To Pak Squad For New Zealand Tour Pakistan is scheduled to play three T20 and three one-day internationals against New Zealand starting from January 15 2016.

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