Pakistan on Wednesday introduced its 16-participant squad for the ICC guys’s Cricket international Cup Super League fixtures in opposition to the Netherlands from August 16th to August 21st and a 15-member side for the ACC T20 Asia Cup, with a view to be played within the United Arab Emirates from 27 August to 11th September.
Fast bowler Naseem Shah has been named in both the squads in replacement of Hasan Ali, while Salman Ali Agha, who toured England in 2021 for the ODIs, has been recalled. Shahen Shah Afridi has been retained inside the ODI and T20I squads, and his rehabilitation application could be overseen by the trainer and physiotherapist, who may even decide on his return to international cricket.
There could be 5 modifications from the Netherlands ODI squad to the ACC T20 Asia Cup side. Abdullah Shafique, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Haris, Salman Ali Agha and Zahid Mehmood will be replaced by way of Asif Ali, Haider Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed and Usman Qadir.
Pakistan squad for Netherlands ODIs – Babar Azam (captain), Shadab Khan (vice-captain), Abdullah Shafique, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Rauf, Imam-ul-Haq, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Haris, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Naseem Shah, Salman Ali Agha, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shahnawaz Dahani and Zahid Mehmood.
Pakistan squad for ACC T20 Asia Cup – Babar Azam (captain), Shadab Khan (vice-captain), Asif Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shahnawaz Dahani and Usman Qadir.
On the occasion, chief selector Muhammad Wasim stated “we’ve got only made changes that had been important. Each the competitions are important for us and, as such, we’ve picked our satisfactory available gamers in session with the captain and head train.”
“Hasan has been given a break from international cricket and he has been replaced by Naseem Shah. He is explicit rapid and may deliver in addition impetus to the quick bowling branch, which already boasts Haris Rauf, Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Shaheen Shah Afridi and Shahnawaz Dahani. Naseem has now not performed any worldwide white-ball cricket, however he has demonstrated with the red-ball that he’s an attacking choice with desirable tempo and controlled swing.”
“Salman Ali Agha has been recalled to the ODI side after he done nicely within the past Pakistan Cup tournaments, averaging 40.33 and 48.8, respectively. He also gives Babar Azam an additional bowling option.”
The schooling camp for the gamers could be held in Lahore from 6-eleven August, at some point of which they may also play 50-over suits. The facet will leave for Amsterdam within the wee hours of Friday, 12 August. T20I players will be a part of the squad in Dubai for the ACC T20 Asia Cup on 22 August.