Pakistan recall Asif

Pakistan have recalled fast bowler Mohammad Asif for the final test against England at Lahore. The 23 year-old replaces Shabbir Ahmed in the squad, who has travelled to Australia for work on his controversial action.

Asif has played a test match before, against Australia in January but failed to take a wicket, although he still impressed the selectors with his attitude. He reminded the selectors what he could do by taking 10 wickets against England for Pakistan A in a tour match.

Shahid Afridi, who is banned from the match is also left out, but with Abdul Razzaq still injured no replacement is named.

Pakistan squad
Inzamam-ul-Haq (c), Salman Butt, Shoaib Malik, Younis Khan, Mohammad Yousuf, Asim Kamal, Kamran Akmal (wk), Mohammad Sami, Danish Kaneria, Arshad Khan, Mushtaq Ahmed, Shoaib Akhtar, Rana Naved-ul-Hasan, Hasan Raza, Mohammad Asif.

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