Thursday, February 5, 2015
Rahat Ali Replaces Junaid In World Cup Squad
Pakistan's star test fast bowler Rahat Ali will replace Junaid Khan, as he is all set to to make his One Day International return. It was expected that the selectors will conside Saeed Ajmal for replacement of Junaid Khan but was replaced by Rahat Ali. Junaid Khan has been ruled out of World Cup due to hamstring injury. Rahat Ali has a superb test career and ow he has been given a opportunity to lead the side in ODI format as well. He has played the only ODI against Sri Lanka in which he remained wicket less. On the other hand he has picked up 31 wickets in 11 Test matches. Former renowned cricketers and specially former captain of Pakistan team and commentator Ramiz Raja have hailed the decision of PCB to include Rahat Ali in the Squad to replace injured Junaid Khan.