Umar Gul aka Gulldozer made his comeback to the Pakistani cricket team for the crucial ODI series against England and Ireland.
Gul, who played his last ODI in April 2015 seemed to be a surprise inclusion in the side in replace of Mohammad Irfan.
Although, Pakistan cricket fans seemed happy with the decision of comeback of veteran speedster in the squad along with Mohammad Amir and Wahab Riaz.
15 Men Squad for England Tour
Azhar Ali (captain), Sharjeel Khan, Sami Aslam, Mohammad Hafeez, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Sarfraz Ahmed, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Amir, Wahab Riaz, Hasan Ali, Umar Gul, Imad Wasim, Yasir Shah and Mohammad Nawaz.
Here’s how Twitter reacts:
Congrats @mdk_gul – looking forward to seeing you & working with you .
— Azhar Mahmood (@AzharMahmood11) August 9, 2016
Congratulations to all the players who got selected for ODI team VS Eng.many many congratulations to @mdk_gul for his come back.good luck.
— Kamran Akmal (@KamiAkmal23) August 9, 2016
— Quetta Gladiators (@TeamQuetta) August 9, 2016
Umar Gul selected in ODI Squad.
— .N. (@ozil__assists) August 10, 2016
Welcome back Umar Gul aka GulDozer
— Iqbal J (@iqbaljk021) August 10, 2016
“While picking the squad, the team management and captain were consulted and all concerned gave their consent in this regard,” said chief selector Inzamamul Haq.
“The team has been selected keeping in mind the conditions and the recent performances of some players in domestic and A team tours. The team is a fine blend of experience and youth and the selectors believe that team will do well.”