Pakistan's head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq speaks to reporters in Karachi, Pakistan, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019. Misbah said Sri Lanka's top players should have come for the limited-overs series in Pakistan after being assured of head-of-state-like security by the government.

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Misbah-ul-Haq, head coach and chief selector of Pakistan Cricket, gestures during a press conference regarding the team's announcement for an upcoming cricket series against Sri Lanka, in Lahore. Pakistan recalled all-rounders Iftikhar Ahmed and Mohammad Nawaz for three-match one-day international series against Sri Lanka, starting at Karachi from next week.

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