Announced a 20-members squad against South Africa

The new chief selector of the Pakistani team Muhammad Waseem has announced a 20-members squad against South Africa. In which 9 new players have selected. Shadab Khan and Imam-ul-Haq have rested due to fitness issues. PCB Announces the name of players today.

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Announced a 20-members squad against South Africa

Chief selector Muhammad Waseem has announced the national team for the Test series against South Africa. Nine new players have added to the squad. While dropping several players from the team that toured New Zealand, including Shaun Masood, Mohammad Abbas and Haris Sohail.

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Muhammad Waseem, chief selector of the Pak national team, said this while addressing a press conference. Whatever selection we make, we will try to let the player know what his role is in the team. What kind of batting needed in our current team we try to fulfilled.

Shaun Masood, Haris Sohail, Naseem Shah. Muhammad Abbas and Zafar Gohar dropped from the team. Hassan Ali, Tabish Khan, Kamran Ghulam. Salman Ali Agha, Sajid Khan, Noman Ali and Muhammad Nawaz, who have done well in domestic cricket, have been included in the squad. The chief selector said that the selection committee has also given priority to performance over domestic. While Shadab Khan and Imam-ul-Haq have rested due to fitness issues.

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There are 9 players included in the national test squad. So far he has not been able to represent Pakistan in Test cricket. These players have included in the national squad because of their excellent performance in the domestic season 21-2020.

The nine new players include openers Abdullah Shafiq and Imran Butt, as well as middle-order batsmen Kamran Ghulam, Salman Ali Agha and Saud Shakeel, as well as spinners Noman Ali, Sajid Khan, fast bowlers Tabish Khan and Haris Rauf.

The Test Team Consists of These Players.

Babar Azam (captain), Mohammad Rizwan (vice-captain), Abid Ali, Imran Butt, Azhar Ali, Fawad Alam. Sarfraz Ahmed, Fahim Ashraf, Yasir Shah, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Abdullah Shafiq. Agha Salman, Saud Shakeel, Kamran Ghulam, Mohammad Nawaz, Noman Ali, Sajid Khan, Hassan Ali, Haris Rauf and Tabish Khan.

“This is our 20-member squad that will be part of the biosecure bubble,” Wasim said. And those players will be part of the dressing room. A 16-member squad will be announced before the Test series

Announced a 20-members squad against South Africa

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