Pakistan shortlisted out experienced 17 players for the expected T20 match against England at Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester, a report from the Pakistan Cricket Board.
From August 28 to September 1, Babar Azam’s motivated partners will perform Eoin Morgan’s England.
Pakistan squad: Babar Azam (c), Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Amir, Naseem Shah, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shoaib Malik, and Wahab Riaz.
While talking about the squad, Pakistan Head Coach and Chief Selector Misbah-ul-Haq announced that it was the identical team that has highlighted in the most concise arrangement.
“Besides retaining the core, we have inducted youngsters like Haider Ali, who has performed well in the HBL PSL, U19, and first-class cricket, and Naseem Shah, as we had an opportunity to keep a bigger pool due to COVID-19 pandemic, which also increases our options. Our two experienced bowlers Mohammad Amir and Wahab Riaz have also returned to the side, along with Fakhar Zaman and Sarfaraz Ahmed,” he replied.
“It is going to be a competitive series as England are a strong side. We are looking forward to playing good cricket and win the series,” he concluded.