PCB Announces Pakistani Team Squads for Upcoming (T20, ODI Match)

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New Pakistani Team Squads for Upcoming Australia and Zimbabwe Series

Pakistan Cricket Board has announced the Pakistani Team Squads for upcoming triangular. The series is being held with powerful team Australia and Zimbabwe. However, the Pakistani Team Squads are announced both for the T20 and ODI match series. Therefore, the selection committee including Inzamam-ul-Haq, Captain Sarfraz Ahmed, and Coach Micky Arthur has selected the squad. Remeber that, the Pakistani Team Squads has been selected for the upcoming series against Australia and Zimbabwe. The series against Australia will start on 1st of July 2018. On the other hand, the match series against Zimbabwe will commence after 13th July 2018.Pakistani Team Squads

T20 Squad:

The squad of 15 players has been announced against both international series. However, the squad has many new faces as well as some experienced and old players.

  • Sarfraz Ahmed (Captain and Wicket Keeper)
  • Fakhar Zaman
  • Muhammad Hafeez
  • Shadab Khan
  • Haris Sohail
  • Asif Ali
  • Shoaib Malik
  • Muhammad Nawaz
  • Muhammad Amir
  • Faheem Ashraf
  • Shaheen Shah Afridi
  • Sahibzada Farhan
  • Hussain Talat
  • Usman Khan Shinwari
  • Hassan Ali

ODI Squad:

The ODI squad have a total of 16 players in which 12 are also selected for the T20 squad. Hence, the players in this squad are;

  • Sarfraz Ahmed (Captain and Wicket Keeper)
  • Muhammad Amir
  • Fakhar Zaman
  • Muhammad Hafeez
  • Babar Azam
  • Shadab Khan
  • Hasan Ali
  • Usman Khan Shinwari
  • Haris Sohail
  • Yasir Shah
  • Junaid Khan
  • Faheem Ashraf
  • Muhammad Nawaz
  • Asif Ali
  • Imam-ul-Haq
  • Shoaib Malik

Some Announcements:

The squad has some new faces in which noticeable is Sahibzada Farhan. He played for Islamabad United and he is a great opener. However, it is very first time that he is going to play internationally for Pakistan.

One thing is that Babar Azam May not play the matches due to his injury. But he is selected in the squad by hoping that he will recover soon. But there are strong hopes that he will play the matches but it’s not yet confirmed.

It is also announced that the all-rounder, Muhammad Hafeez may not be in the group as he will be replaced by others but it is still not confirming.

The finest cricketer Shoaib Malik will never play T20 matches after his T20 series against these two teams. However, he will say goodbye to the T20 series while he will start playing ODIs and Test matches.

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