| Updated at: 1637 PST, Wednesday, January 12, 2011|
LAHORE: Pakistan cricket team is expected to be announced today for the six-match One-day International series in New Zealand.
A Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) spokesman told Geo News that due to delay in flight of chief selector Mohsin Khan, the meeting of the selection committee will be held this afternoon at the Gaddafi Stadium where the names of the players for the series will be finalized.
The squad for the World Cup is likely to be announced later for which the International Cricket Council (ICC) has set a deadline of January 19.
However, the PCB could not reach any decision for appointment of captain and the team may be announced again without captain.
Wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal is expected to be back in the team while no decision could be made to include veteran batsman Mohammad Yousuf.
Among the probable players, Mohammad hafeez, Ahmed Shahzad, Younis Khan, Asad Shafiq, Umar Akmal, Shahid Afridi, Misbah-ul-Haq, Mohammad Yousuf/Azhar Ali, Kamran Akmal, Umer Gul, Sohail Tanvir, Whab Riaz, Shoaib Akhtar, Tanveer Ahmed, Saeed Ajmal and Abdul Rehman may be included in the squad.