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Bilawal to replace Junaid in World Cup

LAHORE: As Junaid Khan has been ruled out of World Cup 2015 due to hamstring injury, selectors have decided to send Bilawal Bhatti to New Zealand.

According to reports, skipper Misbah-ul-Haq had showed interest in including Sohail Tanvir in the squad, while Anwar Ali and Bilawal Bhatti were also being considered. But finally Bhatti got the ticket.


Pakistan Cricket team suffered a big blow just before leaving for the mega event as left arm pacer Junaid Khan was ruled out for the World Cup 2015 due to injury.

Junaid Khan had suffered a hamstring injury when he slipped on the field due to wet ground during tanning camp of Pakistan cricket team at Gaddafi stadium, Lahore.

Pakistan team will leave for New Zealand today (Tuesday) from Allama Iqbal International airport.

The mega event will be held in Australia and New Zealand from the mid of next month.

Before the World Cup, Pakistan will play two One Day International (ODI) matches against New Zealand Jan 31 and Feb 3.

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