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ICC Champions Trophy: Red-faced PCB to conduct inquiry into Umar Akmal's fitness test fiasco

ICC Champions Trophy: Red-faced PCB to conduct inquiry into Umar Akmal's fitness test fiasco

The middle order batsman was ordered to return home from England by the team management with the approval of the board after he failed to clear two fitness tests in Birmingham where the Pakistan squad has set up its conditioning camp for the Champions Trophy.

India vs Pakistan: Haris Sohail vows to give his best against Virat Kohli and Co in Champions Trophy

India vs Pakistan: Haris Sohail vows to give his best against Virat Kohli and Co in Champions Trophy

In the 22 ODIs, Haris has scored 774 runs at an average of 43 with a strike rate of 82.86. In the same number of ODIs, he has bagged four wickets with his left-arm spin.

Haris Sohail replaces 'unfit' Umar Akmal in Pakistan's Champions Trophy squad

Haris Sohail replaces 'unfit' Umar Akmal in Pakistan's Champions Trophy squad

The 27-year-old Akmal, known for his chequered disciplinary record, failed two fitness tests after joining the squad in Birmingham last week.

Champions Trophy 2017: Haris Sohail or Umar Amin to replace 'unfit' Umar Akmal, says Inzamam-ul-Haq

Champions Trophy 2017: Haris Sohail or Umar Amin to replace 'unfit' Umar Akmal, says Inzamam-ul-Haq

Pakistan will begin their campaign when they lock horns with India in their first match of the Champions Trophy on June 4.

PCB punishes Umar Akmal, Junaid Khan for misconduct during domestic tournament

PCB punishes Umar Akmal, Junaid Khan for misconduct during domestic tournament

The two were engaged in argument when Akmal, captaining the Punjab province against Sindh at the Pakistan Cup clash in Rawalpindi, was asked about his team combination.

Pakistan Cup: Umar Akmal, Junaid Khan engage in public spat; PCB committee to examine incident

Pakistan Cup: Umar Akmal, Junaid Khan engage in public spat; PCB committee to examine incident

The PCB said its inquiry committee headed by General Manager (Domestic Cricket Affairs) Shafiq Ahmed would look into the matter and submit a report and if necessary disciplinary action can be taken.  

ICC Champions Trophy: Pakistan drop Kamran Akmal; recall Umar Akmal, Azhar Ali in 15-man squad

ICC Champions Trophy: Pakistan drop Kamran Akmal; recall Umar Akmal, Azhar Ali in 15-man squad

35-year-old Kamran was part of Pakistan`s squad which won a three-match one-day series 2-1 in the West Indies earlier this month but managed scores of 47, 21 and nought.

Umar Akmal steals spotlight yet again, thanks almighty for Misbah-ul-Haq's retirement - Watch Video

Umar Akmal steals spotlight yet again, thanks almighty for Misbah-ul-Haq's retirement - Watch Video

The 42-year-old Misbah had earlier announced that the upcoming Test series in the West Indies will be his final international assignment.

Umar Akmal explains the logic behind his fitness issue and the reason is hilarious

Umar Akmal explains the logic behind his fitness issue and the reason is hilarious

While Akmal failed to seal a spot in the team, his elder brother Kamran made a comeback in both the T20 and ODI sides after impressive showings in the Pakistan Super League.

Pakistan's problem child Umar Akmal lands in yet another controversy — WATCH

Pakistan's problem child Umar Akmal lands in yet another controversy — WATCH

Last year, he was dropped from Pakistan’s tour of England after former coach Waqar Younis made complaints about his behaviour.

Umar Akmal lands in trouble again, involved in heated argument with police over a traffic violation

Umar Akmal lands in trouble again, involved in heated argument with police over a traffic violation

Umar Akmal was jailed for a day in February 2014 after fighting a traffic warden who stopped him for breaking a traffic signal.

Let me play at no. 3 and Virat Kohli at no. 6, then compare us: Umar Akmal

Let me play at no. 3 and Virat Kohli at no. 6, then compare us: Umar Akmal

Umar has scored 3044 runs in 116 One-Day Internationals with only two hundreds, while Kohli is miles apart with 27 hundreds in 179 ODIs.

Pakistan Super League: Umar Akmal creates unwanted record of maximum ducks in T20 cricket

Pakistan Super League: Umar Akmal creates unwanted record of maximum ducks in T20 cricket

Among Indian cricketers, discarded Indian left-hander Gautam Gambhir has failed to open his account on 18 occasions, followed by veteran Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh (17).

Umar Akmal features in a hilarious music video for Lahore Qalandars, gets trolled by Twitterati

Umar Akmal features in a hilarious music video for Lahore Qalandars, gets trolled by Twitterati

Akmal had recently gone to Umrah – a religious pilgrimage with his family - had thus shaved his head.

AUS vs PAK, 3rd ODI: Steve Smith century makes Pakistan pay for mistakes

AUS vs PAK, 3rd ODI: Steve Smith century makes Pakistan pay for mistakes

Australia take a 2-1 lead in the five-match series.

Umar Akmal severely trolled on Twitter after disrespectful tweet on cricketer's death

Umar Akmal severely trolled on Twitter after disrespectful tweet on cricketer's death

Umar Akmal, who has been in centre of several controversies in the past, took everybody by surprise as he posted a disrespectful tweet on the death of an Australian cricketer.

PCB omits farewell seeking Shahid Afridi from contract list

PCB omits farewell seeking Shahid Afridi from contract list

Afridi, 36, was in talks with the PCB for an honourable exit from international cricket.

WATCH: When Pakistan lost 4 wickets for 1 run – worst start to an innings

WATCH: When Pakistan lost 4 wickets for 1 run – worst start to an innings

Chasing West Indies' 310, Pakistani innings was reduced to 4-1 inside the fourth over.

5-star Imad Wasim helps Pakistan beat West Indies by 9 wickets in 1st T20I

5-star Imad Wasim helps Pakistan beat West Indies by 9 wickets in 1st T20I

After restricting world champions Windies to 115, with Dwayne Bravo top scoring with 55 runs, Pakistan chased down the target with ease with 34 balls remaining.

Inzamam-ul-Haq reveals reason behind Umar Akmal's selection for WI T20Is

Inzamam-ul-Haq reveals reason behind Umar Akmal's selection for WI T20Is

Inzamam said that the national selection committee had been given clearance by the Pakistan Cricket Board to consider Umar.