The 31-year old leg-spinner recently became the fastest spinner and the second-fastest bowler ever to take 150 wickets in Test cricket.
Yasir Shah has taken 149 Test wickets in just 26 games and is thus their weapon of choice in the longer version of the game.
The younger Akmal was sent back home from the ICC Champions Trophy in England after failing a fitness test just before the tournament.
Pakistan’s leg-spinner became the joint second fastest bowler to take 100 Test wickets as he dismissed Miguel Cummins on the fourth day of the first Test against West Indies in Dubai.
Islamabad (AP): The ICC suspended Pakistan leg spinner Yasir Shah on Sunday for three months after he tested positive for a banned substance.Shah was tested during the one-day international series between Pakistan and England in
Islamabad: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday announced that Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah has been provisionally suspended after being charged with violating rules under the sport's anti-doping code.According to the ICC, the sample Yasir
Colombo, Sri Lanka (AP): Leg spinner Yasir Shah grabbed a career-best four wickets as Pakistan thrashed Sri Lanka by 135 runs in their third one-day international on Sunday.Batting first after winning the toss, Pakistan made
Pallekele, Sri Lanka (AP): Opener Dimuth Karunarane was the only batsman to handle Pakistan legspinner Yasir Shah as he notched his second century in leading Sri Lanka to 272-8 at stumps on the first
Karachi: Pakistan leg spinner Yasir Shah has been ruled out of the ODI series against Bangladesh with a hand injury, which he sustained during the one-day practice match against the Bangladesh Board Presidents XI. The Pakistan
Islamabad: Pakistan's former legendary all-rounder and world cup 1996 winning team captain Imran Khan is of the opinion If Pakistan manage to beat Australia on a slow wicket of Adelaide nobody can stop it from
Karachi: Pakistan's former captain Rameez Raja has urged the national team management to induct leg-spinner Yasir Shah for the remaining matches of the ongoing cricket World Cup.Referring to the presence of experienced allrounder Shahid Afridi
Dubai: Scoreboard at stumps on fifth day after the second test between Pakistan and New Zealand ended in a draw at the Dubai International Cricket stadium here Friday. New Zealand 1st Innings : 403Pakistan 1st Innings
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Pakistan spinners polished off New Zealand's top order to leave the Black Caps struggling at 167-6 for an overall lead of 177 runs after Sarfraz Ahmed hit a gallant century in
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Pakistan was on the cusp of a huge victory in the first test against New Zealand after reducing the Black Caps to 174-8 in the second innings on the fourth
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Legspinner Yasir Shah pushed Pakistan toward a big victory in the first test as New Zealand stuttered to 69-3 at tea on the fourth day Wednesday. Shah trapped captain Brendon McCullum
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Scoreboard at stumps, Wednesday on the fourth day of the first test between Pakistan and New Zealand at Sheikh Zayed Stadium. Pakistan 1st Innings 566/3 delcaredNew Zealand 1st Innings 262Pakistan 2nd
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Inexperienced spinners Zulfiqar Babar and Yasir Shah shared nine wickets and led Pakistan to an emphatic 221-run victory against Australia on the fifth and final day of the first test on
New Delhi: PCB on Tuesday included the uncapped rookie spinner Yasir Shah as a replacement for the suspended Saeed Ajmal in the 19-man squad for the two test series against Australia in UAE from next