Yasir Shah released from Pakistan’s Test squad

Leg-spinner to work at National Cricket Academy, Lahore

Yasir Shah released from Pakistan’s Test squad PHOTO: AFP

Pakistan wrist spinner Yasir Shah has been released from the Pakistan national men’s cricket team so that he can work with spin consultant Mushtaq Ahmed at the National Cricket Academy (NCA), Lahore.

Yasir will rejoin the team in Karachi on December 16, where the second Test will commence on December 19.

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Mushtaq was appointed as spin bowling consultant last week. According to his contract, he will work 120 days in a year at the NCA with the U16, U19 and other domestic bowlers. As and when required, he will work with the national team.