Pakistan reward rookie left-arm pacer Usman Shinwari with T20 berth vs Sri Lanka

The 19-year-old pacer Usman Khan Shinwari took 5 for 9 in the national T20 final helping his side Zarai Taraqiati Bank clinch the title.

updated: December 10, 2013 20:11 IST
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Karachi: Pakistan selectors on Tuesday rewarded a 19-year-old rookie bowler from the troubled province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with a place in the Twenty20 squad.

Usman Khan Shinwari was added to the squad for the two-match series against Sri Lanka starting in Dubai on Wednesday after the left-arm paceman impressed in domestic matches.

The Pakistan Cricket Board said Shinwari would join the team in time for the first match.

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