19 Apr 2010

Double blow for Twenty20 World champs

6:45 am on 19 April 2010

Cricket's defending Twenty20 World champions Pakistan have suffered a major blow with pace bowler Umar Gul and allrounder Yasir Arafat ruled out of the tournament starting at the end of this month in the West Indies.

Both are injured and captain Shahid Afridi says the loss of Gul in particular is a major blow.

The tournament runs from the 30th of this month till the 16th of May.