Twenty20 series beginning on Sunday chance for rival teams to show their progress since September match-up.
Visitors praise ‘slice of paradise’ Gulmarg for pristine snows, lack of over-development.
Over two-dozen pros ready to take to the ring in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad from May.
With default, Pakistan now advance to Asia/Oceanic Zone Group II third round.
Both batsmen will be participating in the series starting in the West Indies later this month.
Selectors say squad will train under head coach in Lahore for three days before leaving for tour in the Caribbean.
Captain backtracks from earlier hints that he would retire from international cricket after losses in Australia.