The national selection committee headed by Inzamam ul Haq had called Umar Amin, Haris Sohail and Asif Zakir for fitness test today at National Cricket Academy to replace Umar Akmal who had earlier failed to pass the fitness test in the pre-camp for Champions Trophy in Birmingham, England.

Umar Akmal has been told to return home to work on his fitness. The NCA trainer conducted the test of all three players and based on the reports submitted by the trainer, Haris Sohail has been selected to replace Umar Akmal for the Champions Trophy to commence from June 1, 2017 in England and Wales.

Umar Akmal is coming back home in a day or two while his replacement Haris Sohail will join the team at the end of this week.

Earlier, the team management had called Mohammad Abbas to the pre Champions Trophy Camp of Team Pakistan setup at Birmingham.The fast bowler had been called to get experience on the use of white ball cricket in english conditions.


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