After being neglected of Pakistan’s Twenty20 squad to tackle England in a 3-match collection, Umar Akmal has been cleared by the Pakistan Cricket Board and is now obtainable to play.
Umar had been initially omitted from the squad for having introduced disrepute to the PCB and Pakistan cricket. It was understood that the batsman attended a celebration in Hyderabad through the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy match between Hyderabad and Sui Northern Fuel Pipelines Restricted.
He was ultimately handed a present-trigger discover by the board. He, nevertheless, maintained his innocence. Following the shortage of concrete proof towards the batsman, the PCB determined to clear him for choice.
“Subsequent to his being cleared by the inquiry initiated by the PCB’s safety and vigilance division with regard to media studies of an incident in Hyderabad, Umar Akmal has been inducted within the T20Is squad towards England,” a PCB launch stated on Friday (November 20).
With sixty five T20Is and 1395 runs to his identify, Umar is a shoo-in within the Pakistan T20 squad. His most up-to-date recreation, towards Zimbabwe in Harare, noticed him earn the Man of the Match award. Iftikhar Ahmed will now make method for Umar within the T20I squad.
The primary match of the T20I collection between Pakistan and England will begin on Thursday (November 26) with the primary two video games happening in Dubai, adopted by the ultimate recreation of the collection in Sharjah.