Mohammad Talha had a niggle with his knee leading up to the second 4 day game. It's not serious but he was left out of the game to avoid aggravating the injury into something worse. He should be fine to play the first ODI in Brisbane.
I was chatting yesterday to Yasir Ali of KRL and Rawalpindi regarding what he had been up to of late and unfortunately Yasir seemed very down and disappointed and is actually thinking about quitting cricket and moving abroad.
Speaking exclusively to PakPassion.net earlier today, Pakistani Twenty/20 World Cup winning off spinner Saeed Ajmal stated that he was extremely pleased with his and the teams displays during the tournament in England and was looking forward to making his test debut in Sri Lanka.
“Next time, send in your mother in law to bat” or words to that effect is what Ian Botham heard as he left the field in the World Cup final in 1992.
A few months later, the same words must be floating around in his head as his mind registered the searing pain associated with a Waqar Younis toe crusher!