Pakistan includes Omar Gul in ODI squad against Sri Lanka

PAkistan included Umar Gul in ODI Squad against Sri Lanka | PakistanTribeSHARJAH – Pakistan has included Umar Gul in one-day international squad after the defeat in 2nd ODI against Sri Lanka, reported.

Experts Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has confirmed the induction while Cricket experts said that the induction will be a good moev to bring back green shirts on victory track.

In last two ODIs against Sri Lanka Pakistani bowling fail to restrict Sri Lankan batesmen.

29 years old right-arm fast bowler Umar Gul is considered as economical and sensible bowler.

Pakistani pacer also proved himself as a handy and trustable batsman for the last positions.

Umar Gul, the Pakistan fast bowler, will return to international cricket following a nine-month injury layoff.

“The national selection committee in consultation with the tour selection committee has decided to send Umar Gul to UAE as part of national ODI squad,” the PCB said. “He will join the Pakistan team on December 22 (today).”

The decision to pick Gul was made after Pakistan lost the second ODI in Dubai by six wickets despite posting 284, due to sloppy bowling in the death overs. Following the defeat, which left the series 1-1, Pakistan’s captain Misbah-ul-Haq immediately expressed concern about the lack of experience among his bowlers.


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