Pak may replace Kaneria with Ajmal for Headingley Test
London: Pakistan may drop leg-spinner Danish Keneria and bring in off-spinner Saeed Ajmal for the second and final Test against Australia, starting at Headingley from Wednesday.
According to a Pakistan team official, the management feels that the Australians have got many left-handed batsmen, and Ajmal along with the fast bowlers would form the best possible attack.
"There is no doubt that Danish Keneria is the best Test spinner we have got in the team but considering the fact that Australians have got too many left handed batsmen in the team we would use the best option. At the moment we believe that Saeed would be more suited," a newspaper quoted a team official, as saying.
"Saeed Ajmal always tends to bowl `doosra` and that helps get wickets especially that of left hander. It is the only option we are considering at the moment," he added.
He further said that a final decision would be taken during the team`s meeting- a day ahead of the Test match.
Ajmal could be the only change apart from resigned skipper Shahid Afridi`s replacement with Shoaib Malik.
Pakistan currently trails the series 0-1 following the 150-run defeat in the first Test at Lord`s.