Cricket

Afridi back for Pakistan

2012-09-03 16:00
Shahid Afridi (File)

Sharjah - Pakistan brought back Shahid Afridi in their four-pronged spin attack as Australia won the toss and decided to field in the third and final one-day international here on Monday.

Afridi had a recurrence of a back injury which forced him to miss the second one-day in Abu Dhabi on Friday. Despite his absence Pakistan went on to win the second one-day by seven wickets to level the series at 1-1.

Australia won the first match here by four wickets.

Afridi replaced paceman Sohail Tanveer from the second match line-up.

Australian paceman Mitchell Starc, who suffered chest pain during the second match, was ruled fit to play as they remained unchanged in all three games.

Teams:

Australia: Michael Clarke (captain), David Warner, George Bailey, Dan Christian, David Hussey, Michael Hussey, Mitchell Johnson, Glenn Maxwell, James Pattinson, Mitchell Starc, Matthew Wade (wicketkeeper).

Pakistan: Misbahul Haq (captain), Nasir Jamshed, Mohammad Hafeez, Azhar Ali, Asad Shafiq, Umar Akmal, Kamran Akmal (wicketkeeper), Shahid Tanveer, Saeed Ajmal, Abdur Rehman, Junaid Khan

Umpires: Billy Bowden (NZL) and Ahsan Raza (PAK)

Tv umpire: Nigel Llong (ENG)

Match referee: Roshan Mahanama (SRI)

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