Middle order batsman Umar Akmal, who was as of late favored with a child young lady, has on the exhortation of his “Pir” has settled on number 3 to supplant 96 on his shirt.
The report says Umar was tired of his poor structure and in an offer to change his good fortune, he has requested this change.
“Umar will be wearing number 3 on his shirt in the World Cup while newcomer Haris Sohail has decided on 89 rather than 80 which he wore in the late arrangement against New Zealand,” the report said.
The Pakistan Cricket Board permits players to pick their shirt numbers before every super occasion like the World Cup and regularly players want to remain faithful to the numbers they have been utilizing for some time now.
Shahid Afridi for instance has worn number 10 for a long time in his global vocation.
The report says a few players by and large pick numbers on the counsel of their profound counselors to bring them good fortunes.
One motivation behind why maybe the bowlers have all settled on twofold digit numbers like the tall and thin has 76, Wahab Riaz 47, Ahsan Adil 91, and Yasir Shah 86.
Chief Misbah-ul-Haq has utilized the number 22 for some time now while senior batsman, Younis Khan has likewise adhered to 75 throughout recent years.
The report said that Muhammad Hafeez had run from column to post to get the shirt number utilized by previous Pakistan chief, Inzamam-ul-Haq (8) preceding the Pakistan board at long last yielded and distributed him this shirt number.