PCB announces squads for England and West Indies tours, uncapped Azam Khan featured in T20I team

Pakistan has revealed the names of the players included in the cricket squads for the upcoming tours of England and the West Indies.

As per the announcement, two players, Haris Sohail and Imad Wasim, have been recalled to the ODI and T20I team, while the T20I squad includes uncapped Azam Khan as well. The 22-year-old hard hitting batsman is the new face in the T20I team.

Other notable recalls include fast bowlers Mohammad Abbas and Naseem Shaj, for the test side,

Meanwhile, leg spinner Yasir Shah’s inclusion in the team is subject to fitness as he is not fully recovered from the knee injury that sidelined him from the Zimbabwe Tests. Leg-spinner Zahid Mahmood along with left-arm spinner Nauman Ali have been retained by the selectors for the Jamaica Tests.

Uncapped Saud Shakeel has also returned to the team after missing the South Africa ODIs due to an injury. Salman Ali Agha, who has lost his Test spot, has been called-up for the ODIs.

Opener Fakhar Zaman has maintained his place in the original squad after being drafted as an additional player for the Zimbabwe T20Is, following a stellar performance in South Africa.

Pakistan will be playing three ODIs and three T20Is in England from July 8-20, before taking on world champions West Indies in five T20Is, followed by two Test matches.

Squads for England and West Indies tours.

ODIs: Babar Azam (captain) (Central Punjab), Shadab Khan (vice-captain) (Northern), Abdullah Shafique (Central Punjab), Faheem Ashraf (Central Punjab), Fakhar Zaman (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Haider Ali (Northern), Haris Rauf (Northern), Haris Sohail (Balochistan), Hasan Ali (Central Punjab), Imam-ul-Haq (Balochistan), Mohammad Hasnain (Sindh), Mohammad Nawaz (Northern), Mohammad Rizwan (wicketkeeper) (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Salman Ali Agha (Southern Punjab), Sarfaraz Ahmed (wicketkeeper) (Sindh), Saud Shakeel (Sindh), Shaheen Shah Afridi (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) and Usman Qadir (Central Punjab).

T20Is: Babar Azam (captain) (Central Punjab), Shadab Khan (vice-captain) (Northern), Arshad Iqbal (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Azam Khan (Sindh), Faheem Ashraf (Central Punjab), Fakhar Zaman (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Haider Ali (Northern), Haris Rauf (Northern), Hasan Ali (Central Punjab), Imad Wasim (Northern), Mohammad Hafeez (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Mohammad Hasnain (Sindh), Mohammad Nawaz (Northern), Mohammad Rizwan (wicketkeeper) (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Mohammad Wasim Jnr (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Sarfaraz Ahmed (wicketkeeper) (Sindh), Shaheen Shah Afridi (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Sharjeel Khan (Sindh) and Usman Qadir (Central Punjab).

Tests: Babar Azam (captain) (Central Punjab), Mohammad Rizwan (wicketkeeper) (vice-captain) (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Abdullah Shafique (Central Punjab), Abid Ali (Central Punjab), Azhar Ali (Central Punjab), Faheem Ashraf (Central Punjab), Fawad Alam (Sindh), Haris Rauf (Northern), Hasan Ali (Central Punjab), Imran Butt (Balochistan), Mohammad Abbas (Southern Punjab), Mohammad Nawaz (Northern), Naseem Shah (Central Punjab), Nauman Ali (Northern), Sajid Khan (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Sarfaraz Ahmed (wicketkeeper) (Sindh), Saud Shakeel (Sindh), Shaheen Shah Afridi (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Shahnawaz Dahani (Sindh), Yasir Shah (Balochistan, subject to fitness) and Zahid Mahmood (Southern Punjab).

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