Umar Gul back in Pakistan ODI squad


Fast bowler Umar Gul has been called up to the Pakistan squad to replace the injured Ehsan Adil for the remaining two ODI's against Bangladesh.

Adil, who did not play in the first match which Pakistan lost, has a hamstring injury and will be replaced by the experienced Gul who has played in 125 ODI's.

Team manager Naveed Cheema said: "Adil had a minor injury while coming to Bangladesh, we thought he would be fine. Today we examined him again and found that he has aggravated the hamstring injury.

"The physio is of the opinion that he cannot recover sufficiently in the next seven days, so we are sending him back."

Gul himself is making a comeback after an injury kept him out of the recent World Cup where Pakistan lost in the quarterfinal to Australia.

The next ODI against Bangladesh is on Sunday and Pakistan need to win to keep the three-match series alive.