Mohammad Amir back in Pakistan’s Twenty20 squad against Sri Lanka

Pakistan recalled pace spearhead Mohammad Amir in the 16-man squad for the three-match Twenty20 series against Sri Lanka starting next week.

The 25-year-old suffered a shin injury during the second Test in Dubai but is included in the squad after rehab in the hope that he will recover in time.

The first two matches will be played in Abu Dhabi on October 26 and 27 before teams fly to Lahore for the final game on October 29.

Sarfraz Ahmed will lead the Pakistan side.

Sri Lanka Cricket Monday confirmed their team will tour Lahore in a  fly in, fly out an arrangement for just one day — eight years after their team bus was attacked by gunmen in the same city.

The attacks, which left eight people killed and seven visiting players and their staff injured, forced international teams to stay away from Pakistan over security fears.

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