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Council told of probables for Sahara Cup

By Our Sports Reporter

17 August 1998

KARACHI, Aug 16: The national selection committee on Sunday informed the executive council about the probables who were under consideration for selection for the Sahara Cup.

According to an insider, chief selector Wasim Bari read out the 26 probables. No major objection was raised.

The selection committee is expected to meet next week in Lahore to select the 14-man team for the Canadian trip.

In another development, the selection committee was informed that Wasim Akram and Saqlain Mushtaq would join the Sahara Cup team after two matches. The selectors were told that since Lancashire and Surrey had chances to win the county championships, Wasim and Saqlain were not being released.

Waqar Younis and Mushtaq Ahmad have arrived in Lahore and are available for selection.

The list of probables is:

Aamir Sohail, Saeed Anwar, Shahid Afridi, Salim Malik, Ijaz Ahmad, Inzamam-ul-Haq, Yousuf Yohanna, Mohammad Wasim, Wajahatullah, Moin Khan, Rashid Latif, Azhar Mahmood, Abdul Razzak, Ali Husain Rizvi, Murtuza Husain, Mushtaq Ahmad, Saqlain Mushtaq, Shabbir Ahmad, Ijaz Mahmood, Ali Gohar, Zahid Fazal, Mohammad Zahid, Mohammad Akram, Aqib Javed, Waqar Younis, Wasim Akram.

Source: Dawn
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