Pakistan announces squad for England, West Indies series; Babar Azam to lead in all formats

Middle-class batsman Haris Sohail was appointed in die ODI sidewhile Imad Wasim has returned to the T20I. to strengthen side.

Fast bowlers Mohammad Abbas and Naseem Shah have returned to the test side. The inclusion of Yasir Shah is subject to fitness since the wrist spinner has yet to fully recover from the knee injury that sidelined him from the Zimbabwe Tests. The selectors took the leg spinner Zahid Mahmood with them with left- Arm moth Nauman Ali and off- Spinner Sajid Khan for die Jamaica Tests.

Chief Returning Officer Muhammad Wasim said: “We have remained consistent in our selection and kept the same core of Cricketer who have been in the set-up for longer time. This is extremely important and critical trip for Pakistan as we will be playing die ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League ODIsDI against England as well die T20Is against England and die West Indies as part of our preparations for the men’s ICC T20 World Cup.

“The Jamaica Test is for die ICC World Test Championship counted in view the above and in consultation with captain Babar Azam and head Misbah-ul-Haq, we tried ours best around die Maintain winning combinations but recall four skilled at the same time players and rewarded Azam Khan. without cap for its domestic performance, while also give him die required trust for the future challenges. “

Squad: ODIs: Babar Azam (captain), Shadab Khan (vicecaptain), Abdullah Shafique, Faheem Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Haris Sohail, Hasan Ali, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan (gatekeeper), Salman Ali Agha, Sarfaraz Ahmed (gatekeeper) , Saud Shakeel, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Usman Qadir.

T20 is: Babar Azam (captain), Shadab Khan (Vicecaptain), Arshad Iqbal, Azam Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan (gatekeeper), Mohammad Wasim Jr., Sarfaraz, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Sharjeel Khan, Usman Qadir.

Exams: Babar Azam (captain), Mohammad Rizwan (porter) (vicecaptain), Abdullah Shafique, Abid Ali, Azhar Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Fawad Alam, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Imran Butt, Mohammad Abbas, Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, Nauman Ali, Sajid Khan, Sarfaraz Ahmed (Sindh), Saud Shakeel, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shahnawaz Dahani, Yasir Shah, Zahid Mahmood.

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