Pakistan 29-member squad for England tour announced

Pakistan has announced a 29 member squad for the tour of England. In which Fawad Alam and Sarfraz Ahmed as well as young Haider Ali have also been included. Pakistan 29-member squad for England tour announced.

Pakistan 29-member squad for England tour announced

Pakistan 29-member squad for England tour announced

According to Dawn news Pakistan Cricket Board have announced the squad for England tour. Haider Ali, a batsman of the Pakistani under-19 cricket team and a rising young cricketer. He has also been included in the national squad.

The three-Test and three-T20 series between Pakistan and England will be played in England in August and September.

A wide squad of prominent players for both long and limited style cricket has selected for the tour of England. The reason is that according to the SOPs prepared to deal with the corona virus. All the players leave for England at the same time and then return.

Haider Ali was ranked in the Emerging Category of Central Contract for Season 21-2020. Thanks to his outstanding performance in Season 20-2019.

Apart from Haider Ali, spinner Kashif Bhatti is also awaiting his debut.
He was part of the squad announced against Australia and Sri Lanka but did not make the final XI.

The most surprising addition to the squad announced for the tour is fast bowler Sohail Khan. Who played his last Test match in Melbourne four years ago.

Sohail Khan took 22 wickets in 9 Quaid-e-Azam Trophy matches last season.
Representing Quetta Gladiators in Pakistan Super League (PSL), he managed to take 7 wickets.

Team Details

Haider Ali, Kashif Bhatti and Sohail Khan as well as Harris Sohail have all included in the central contract squad. Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Hafeez, Wahab Riaz, Khushdal Shah, Fahim Ashraf. Imran Khan and Fawad Alam, who did not get a central contract, are also part of the squad.

Bilal Asif, Mohammad Nawaz, Musa Khan and Imran Butt have included in the reserve players for the tour. In case any player’s corona test has positive, the players in the reserve will made part of the squad as required.

Two wicketkeepers have included in the squad for the long tour. Mohammad Rizwan as well as Sarfraz Ahmed have in the squad.

The Corona Tests for the tour of England will take place on June 20 and 25.

Fast bowlers Hassan Ali, Mohammad Aamir and middle-order batsman Harris Sohail were not available for the England tour. Because Hassan Ali is suffering from back injury and Mohammad Amir was not available due to the birth of another child. Harris Sohail did not reveal his availability for a tour of England due to the Corona virus epidemic.

Team Squad Name for Tour

Openers: Abid Ali, Fakhr Zaman, Shaun Masood and Imamul Haq

Batsmen: Azhar Ali (Captain Test Team). Babar Azam (Vice Captain Test Team and Captain National T20 Cricket Team). Asad Shafiq, Fawad Alam, Haider Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed. Khushdal Shah, Muhammad Hafeez and Shoaib Malik.

Wicketkeepers: Mohammad Rizwan and Sarfraz Ahmed

Fast bowlers: Faheem Ashraf, Haris Rauf, Imran Khan. Mohammad Abbas, Mohammad Hasnain, Naseem Shah. Shaheen Shah Afridi, Sohail Khan, Usman Shinwari and Wahab Riaz

Spinners: Yasir Shah, Emad Wasim, Kashif Bhatti and Shadab Khan

Pakistan 29-member squad for England tour announced

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