bowler Shoaib could return for third test
Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar could return for the third test against
England at Headingley in Leeds, coach Bob Woolmer said on Monday.
Shoaib, who took 17
wickets in his team's 2-0 victory over England in Pakistan last year,
arrives in England on Tuesday following treatment on his injured ankle.
drew the first in a four-test series with England at Lord's on Monday.
"We would like to
think he's in line for Headingley but there is still plenty of work for him
to do," Woolmer told a news conference on Monday. "It will depend on how he
comes through the next 10 to 15 days."
Pakistan took the
field at Lord's without three first choice pace bowlers, including Shoaib
and Mohammad Asif who has returned home for treatment on an elbow injury.