Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Bhatti to replace injured Junaid khan in Cricket World Cup 2015

Pakistan cricket board has a big blow before Cricket World Cup 2015 as pace bowler Junaid Khan was struggling from injury and was replaced by young allrounder Bilawal Bhatti in the 15-member squad. The PCB has admitted that Junaid had not made a recovery from a hamstring injury and not going to leave with the team for Australia. "Junaid has been replaced by Bilawal Bhatti who will play the two ODI’s and two warm up games in New Zealand prior to the Cricket World Cup 2015," a board official said. "If Junaid recovers from his hamstring injury then he will join the team before the World Cup," the official added. Bilawal, has played two Tests and eight one-day internationals. Pakistan's two ODIs in New Zealand are scheduled on January 31st and February 3rd.

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