Shoaib, Malik back in Pak squad for Asia Cup

LAHORE: Pakistan cricket team has been announced for the 10th Asia Cup in Sri Lanka to be played from June 15.

The squad was announced by chief selector Mohsin Kahn along with chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Ijaz Butt and captain Shahid Afridi at a press conference here on Thursday.

The national team consists of the following players:
Shahid Afridi (captain), Salman Butt (vice-captain), Imran Farhat, Shahzaib Hasan, Umar Akmal, Asad Shafiq, Shoaib Malik, Umar Amin, Kamran Akmal, Abdul Razzaq, Mohammad Asif, Mohammad Amir, Shoaib Akhtar, Saeed Ajmal, Abdul

The PCB chairman said that both Shoaib Akhtar and Shoaib Malik passed fitness tests and hence they became the part of the team.

Captain Shahid Afridi said that the team should be benefited from the experience of Shoaib Akhtar and though he is playing after a long time but it is not difficult for him to adjust himself.

On this occasion, Ijaz Butt told that fines imposed on Kamran Akmal and Umar Akmal have been halved.