Pakistan call Mohd Asif for South African tour

Published: Friday, December 29, 2006, 23:53 [IST]
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Karachi:Pakistan announced a 17-man squad to play three Test matches on their tour of South Africa starting next month.

The team for one Twenty20 and five One-day internationals which follow the Tests would be named later, the Pakistan Cricket Board announced on Friday.

Doping-tainted paceman Mohammad Asif was included in the squad but Shoaib Akhtar, the other paceman involved in the doping scandal, was left out due to lack of match fitness.

The squad, led by Inzamam-ul-Haq, has four openers, five middle-order batsmen, two wicket-keepers, five fast bowlers and one spinner.

Pakistan's Test squad: Inzamam-ul-Haq (capt), Younis Khan (vice-captain), Mohammad Hafeez, Imran Farhat, Yasir Hameed, Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Yousuf, Faisal Iqbal, Asim Kamal, Kamran Akmal, Zulqarnain Haider, Rana Naved-ul-Hasan, Mohammad Asif, Danish Kaneria, Shahid Nazir, Umar Gul and Mohammad Sami.


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