Pakistan have introduced their 18-member squad for the upcoming Australia tour. The 2 groups are scheduled to lock horns in three Take a look at matches ranging from December 14 in Perth whereas Pakistan may also play a four-day arm-up recreation in opposition to Prime Ministers XI from December 6 in Canberra.
Shan Masood will lead Pakistan for the primary time after Babar Azam stepped down as captain from all codecs publish the World Cup debacle. Opening batter Saim Ayub, and pacer Khurram Shahzad have earned Take a look at call-ups and are additionally in-line for his or her debuts within the format. Curiously, quick bowler Haris Rauf refused to characteristic in Assessments in keeping with chief selector Wahab Riaz who confirmed the event on the press convention on Monday (November 20).
Coming again to Ayub, the left-hander has performed 8 T20Is for Pakistan already however comes into the Take a look at aspect on the again of 1069 runs in firstclass cricket at a median of 46.47. Furthermore, he smashed 203 and 109 runs in the latest recreation performed in October. Then again, Shahzad has additionally been rewarded for his wonderful present in Quaid–e-Azam trophy as he’s the highest wicke-taker with 36 scalps to his title.
In the meantime, other than Haris Rauf, Naseem Shah remains to be unavailable to play as he’s recovering from damage sustained within the Asia Cup. Amongst different tempo bowlers chosen, Mir Hamza is making a comeback too having picked 32 wickets in first-class cricket this season whereas Faheem Ashraf can be again within the arrange.
Pakistan Take a look at squad for Australia tour: Shan Masood (capt), Aamer Jamal, Abdullah Shafique, Abrar Ahmed, Babar Azam, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Imam ul Haq, Khurram Shahzad, Mir Hamza, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Nauman Ali, Saim Ayub, Salman Agha, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Saud Shakeel, Shaheen Afridi
Pakistan tour of Australia schedule:
December 6 – December 9: Prime Ministers XI vs Pakistan – 4 day warm-up match in Canberra
December 14- December 18: Australia vs Pakistan – 1st Take a look at in Perth
December 26 – December 30: Australia vs Pakistan – 2nd Take a look at in Melbourne
January 3 – January 7: Australia vs Pakistan – third Take a look at in Sydney
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