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Wicketkeeper Akmal recalled for tour of West Indies

After three years out of international cricket, wicket keeper batsman Kamran Akmal has been recalled to Pakistan's limited overs squad for their tour of the West Indies.

Akmal, 35, last featured for Pakistan during the 2014 World T20 and has not been in contention for the national side since his central contract was cut the same year.

He was the top-scorer with 1035 runs at an average of 79.61 in the recent first-class season and was the leading run-scorer in the second edition of the Pakistan Super League with a tally of 353 runs

Meanwhile, Ahmed Shehzad, who had been overlooked for a year, also makes a return to the T20 and ODI sides with Azhar Ali, who had been captain of the 50-over side, dropped for the tour.

Pakistan will play four Twenty20 Internationals, three ODI's and three tests against the West Indies from March 26 to May 14. The first test set for April 22, will mark the 50th test match to be played at Sabina Park.

 

 



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