Cricket News sort by Kamran Akmal

Pakistan Cricket Board today announced their squads for T20Is and ODIs to be played in the West Indies this month. Veteran all-rounder Shahid Afridi and busy middle order batsman Umar Akmal have been recalled to the Pakistani team.

Indian pace bowler Ishant Sharma and Pakistan's wicket keeper Kamran Akmal have been fined for their on-ground argument in 18th over of Pakistani innings in Bangalore on Tuesday.

Kamran Akmal exchanges words with Ishant Sharma during the 1st T20 match at Chinnaswamy stadium in Bengaluru on Tuesday.

Wicket Keeper Kamran Akmal played a sizzling knock while Shoaib Malik came up with a cool and composed cameo as Pakistan defeated India by five wickets in the warm-up match at the Premadasa Stadium.

After a sensational tie, the winner of the contest in the 2nd T20I was decided through the Super Over. Pakistan defeated Australia in the Super Over through an exciting last ball finish chasing down the target of 12 from 6 balls.

The selection of the Pakistan team for the three-match ODI series against Australia hasn’t thrown a lot of surprises. Yes, this holds true in spite of the fact that Younis Khan and Umar Gul, two seniormost members of the team, have been axed.

Pakistan have made as many as five changes to their ODI Squad which will play against Australia in a 3-match series starting this month end in the UAE. Younis Khan, who struggled to get going in the ODI Series in Sri Lanka has been axed while fast bowler Umar Gul surprisingly has been omitted.

Wayamba United led by Mahela Jayawardene opened its SLPL campaign with a thumping 9-wicket win over Uthura Rudras led by Jehan Mubarak on Sunday. Wayamba seem to be the most powerful side in the SLP especially in the batting department.

Following is Pakistan’s 15-man squad for the T20I Series against Australia in UAE and also the ICC World T20 Championship 2012 in Sri Lanka: