Misbah-ul-Haq among probables for Pakistan A
The Pakistan selectors have added 12 more players to the 23-man probables list they had made for the A team's tour to Kenya. All 12 players were among the 30 probables for the senior team, which has already left for Sri Lanka to participate in the Asia Cup.
They include Misbah-ul-Haq and Faisal Iqbal, who, according to a report in The News, are in the running for captaincy. Asim Kamal, Kamran Akmal and Mohammad Hafeez are among the other players in the list.
The 35-member squad will be pruned down to 20 on Friday, after which the final squad will be selected. The tour to Kenya includes a couple of four-day games, and a triangular one-day tournament, with Kenya and India A being the other two teams participating.
Taufeeq Umar, Shahid Yousaf, Misbah-ul-Haq, Faisal Iqbal, Naved Latif, Babar Naeem, Asif Zakir, Naumanullah, Usman Tariq, Naved Ashraf, Shadab Kabir, Shoaib Khan, Nasim Khan, Faisal Athar, Afaq Rahim, Salman Qadir, Qaiser Abbas, Bilal Asad, Junaid Zia, Asim Kamal, Salman Butt, Bazid Khan, Mohammad Khalil, Nasir Khan, Mohammad Irshad, Mansoor Amjad, Azam Hussain, Zulqarnain Haider, Kamran Akmal, Mohammad Hafeez, Rao Iftikhar, Yasir Arafat, Riaz Afridi, Umar Gul, Zahid Saeed.