Media is creating a lot of noise on expulsion of Shoaib Malik, Kamran Akmal and Danish Kaneria from preliminary squad but none of them was an automatic selection for the world cup keeping in view their recent form and fitness. Kamran Akmal is one of the suspects of spot fixing in
The time has come to make some strict and tough decisions, and this may be the first one. We need to get rid of the tested and underperforming players and induct new blood into our cricket to get better results in future.
My squad for Cricket world cup 2011 is as under.
Batsmen: Ahmed Shahzad, Shahzaib Hassan, Asad Shafiq, Younus Khan, Fawad Alam, Umer Akmal, Azhar Ali, Misbah ul Haq
All Rounder: Shahid Khan AFridi (capt), Mohammad Hafeez, Abdur Razzaq, Mansoor Amjad
Bowlers: Umer Gull, Wahab Riaz, Saeeed Ajmal, Rana Naveed, (any good spinner)