Pakistan announces Test squad for three-match series against Australia

Pakistan announces Test squad for three-match series against Australia

Pakistan Cricket Board has revealed the Test squad for the upcoming three-match series against Australia, marking Shan Masood’s debut as captain. The decision reflects a strategic move by the board, entrusting leadership responsibilities to Masood for the crucial series. The article details the squad composition and key players set to play under Masood’s captaincy.

 

Pakistan squad for Australia Tests:

  1. Shan Masood (captain)
  2. Aamir Jamal
  3. Abdullah Shafique
  4. Abrar Ahmed
  5. Babar Azam
  6. Faheem Ashraf
  7. Hasan Ali
  8. Imam-ul-Haq
  9. Khurram Shahzad
  10. Mir Hamza
  11. Mohammad Rizwan (wk)
  12. Mohammad Wasim Jnr
  13. Noman Ali
  14. Saim Ayub
  15. Salman Ali Agha
  16. Sarfaraz Ahmed (wk)
  17. Saud Shakeel
  18. Shaheen Shah Afridi

Saim Ayub age, height, weight, family, stats and more updatesLeft-handed opener Saim Ayub and fast bowler Khurram Shahzad have earned maiden call-up in Tests team while Faheem Ashraf, Mir Hamza and Mohammad Wasim Jnr return to the longer format.

AUS vs PAK: Pakistan fast bowler Haris Rauf pulls out of Test tour of Australia

Pakistan fast bowler Haris Rauf has withdrawn from the Test squad for the upcoming three-match series against Australia. The decision comes as a surprise, impacting Pakistan’s pace attack for the crucial series.

AUS vs PAK: Pakistan fast bowler Haris Rauf pulls out of Test tour of Australia

Rauf’s absence raises questions about the team’s bowling strategy and puts pressure on other bowlers to fill the void. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is yet to provide detailed reasons for Rauf’s withdrawal, leaving fans and cricket enthusiasts curious about the circumstances surrounding this unexpected development.