Pakistan may have to play with two new openers in the second Test against New Zealand starting in Dubai from Monday, after all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez suffered a hamstring injury and was listed as doubtful.
Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has been reported with a suspected illegal bowling action during the first cricket Test against New Zealand, which the hosts won by 248 runs in Abu Dhabi on Thursday.
The Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Shaharyar Khan has made it clear that Moin Khan will continue in his dual role as manager and chief selector till the time the national team performs well.
Pakistan's manager and chief selector Moin Khan has shot back at his critics insisting senior batsman Younis Khan was dropped from the one-day squad only for the Australia series and that he was always in reckoning for the Test rubber.
The national selectors might have ignored Younis Khan from the ODI squad, but Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan today said that the senior batsman should be part of the team's 2015 World Cup plans.
Pakistan's veteran batsman Younis Khan, who scored hundreds in both innings against Australia to cap a memorable Test, has thanked his side's batting coach Grant Flower and trainer Grant Luden for his splendid performance in his team's victory on Sunday.
Senior Pakistan batsman Younis Khan, who capped a memorable test against Australia in Dubai with hundreds in both innings, said he had thought of skipping the two-match series after being dropped from the 50-over squad.
Pakistan Tuesday named uncapped leg-spinner Yasir Shah to replace the suspended Saeed Ajmal in their preliminary 19-man squad for the two Tests against Australia starting next week in the United Arab Emirates.
A show-cause notice has been issued to Pakistan's veteran batsman Younis Khan by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) after the senior cricketer criticised the board for its disparaging attitude towards senior players.