Thursday, 26 December 2013 - 16:45
Pakistan picks Mohammad Talha for Tests: Afridi to not take part in final ODI.
Pakistan has picked fast bowler Mohammad Talha for the Tests against Sri Lanka more than four years after he played his only match, in March 2009.
They have also recalled fast bowler Umar Gul, who is fit again, and allrounder Mohammad Hafeez, who who scored three hundreds in the first four ODIs against Sri Lanka in the UAE.
Meanwhile, Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi, has returned home to be with his unwell daughter and will miss the fifth and final ODI against Sri Lanka in the UAE.