Here’s the List of Shortlisted Pakistan Squad For England Test Series

Following the conclusion of two four-day intra-squad matches, Pakistan shortlisted the squad for the three-match Test series against England, which begins on 5th August. Out of the 29, 20 have been shortlisted for the red-ball format.

Here are the shortlisted players:

Azhar Ali (C)Babar Azam (VC)Abid AliAsad Shafiq
Faheem AshrafFawad AlamImam-ul-HaqImran Khan Snr.
Kashif BhattiMohammad RizwanSarfaraz AhmedShadab Khan
Mohammad AbbasShan MasoodSohail KhanShaheen Shah Afridi
Usman ShinwariWahab RiazYasir ShahNaseem Shah

Reserve wicket-keeper batsman, Rohail Nazir, was sent back to Pakistan and in his place, Mohammad Amir has joined the team following his two consecutive negative test results.


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Meanwhile, the remaining nine players – Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Hasnain, and Musa Khan – will continue to train with the squad for the T20I series, which will be played at the backend of the Test series.

Here’s the schedule for the series:

5-9 Aug1st TestOld Trafford
13-17 Aug2nd TestAgeas Bowl
21-25 Aug3rd TestAgeas Bowl
28 Aug1st T20IOld Trafford
30 Aug2nd T20IOld Trafford
1 Sep3rd T20IOld Trafford

Are there any surprise inclusions/ommissions in the squad? Let us know in the comments section.

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