Kamran Akmal wants brother Umar to focus on his batting

Umar kept in the first two ODIs on the current tour of the West Indies, doing a tidy job behind the stumps besides scoring a half century in the second match.

updated: July 19, 2013 12:16 IST
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Karachi: In his quest to make another comeback to the national team, Pakistan's out-of-favour wicketkeeper-batsman, Kamran Akmal is ready to compromise on his batting position.

Kamran, 31, who has played 53 Tests, 154 one-day internationals and 50 T20 matches for his country was dropped after the recent Champions Trophy along with two other senior players, Shoaib Malik and Imran Farhat.

Ironically the national selectors and the national team management decided to give the responsibilities of wicketkeeping to Kamran's younger brother, Umar who is primarily a middle-order batsman.

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