Experienced Pakistan fast bowler Umar Gul and all-rounder Yasir Arafat have been ruled out of the Twenty20 World Cup squad due to fitness problems. However Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) officials informed that they have not taken the permission of the chairman over inclusion of Muhammad Iran and Muhammad Sami.
"We have recommended the names of fast bowler Mohammad Sami and another young pace bowler Mohammad Irfan to the board Chairman for final approval as replacements for the World Cup," chief selector Mohsin Khan told reporters.
. The coach Ijaz Ahmad and Waqar Younis have said that they are satisfied with the performance of the team and ruled out any favorites for the upcoming tournament.
"They are very good at this form of the sport and proven performers but we have to manage with the players we have," coach Waqar Younis said.