Mohammad Asghar approved as back up player for Australia series

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LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman, Shaharyar Khan today approved the name of Mohammad Asghar as a backup player for the three-Test match series against Australia commencing from December 15, 2016 in Brisbane.  

The development has come after the team management requested the national selection committee to call Asghar following the back injury to Yasir Shah. 

The selection committee concurred with this request and Chairman PCB has approved the name of Mohammad Asghar, who will join the team as 17th member.

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