ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 - West Indies: Match schedules, TV & Radio Schedules, Venues, Match Reports and more cricket news from the World Cup

Thursday, February 15, 2007

Pakistan includes Akhtar in World Cup Team

Inzamam ul Haq (captain), Imran Nazir, Kamran Akmal (Wicket-keeper), Muhammad Hafeez, Younis Khan (vice captain), Muhammad Yousaf, Shoaib Malik, Abdul Razzaq, Shahid Afridi, Umer Gul, Shoaib Akhtar, Muhammad Asif, Rao Iftikhar Anjum, Danish Kaneria, Naveed ul Hasan Rana

According to a Pakistan Cricket Board brief, Shoaib Akhtar and Umer Gul's inclusion is subject to their passing a fitness test - they were however mum on what happens if they don't. PCB has not announced any back-ups unlike India.

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Pakistan's schedule for the World Cup league phase in West Indies:
Tuesday 13th March - against the hosts, West Indies
Saturday 17th March - Pakistan vs Ireland
Wednesday 21st March - against Zimbabwe

Very-likely schedule for Pakistan in the Super-Eight:
Friday 30th March - vs England in Guyana
Tuesday 3rd April - Pakistan vs South Africa, again Guyana
Monday 9th April - Newzeland vs Pakistan, Guyana yet again
Friday the 13th of April - Pakistan vs Australia, Barbados
Sunday 15th April - India vs Pakistan, Barbados
Wednesday 18th April - against Lanka, Grenada

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