A collective squad has been introduced because the gamers, in accordance with sequence SOPs within the wake of Covid-19, will stay in England from begin to end.
The wicket-keeper batsman Sarfaraz was dropped from the facet final yr in October and was additionally sacked from the captaincy position. The 36-year-old Sohail Khan final performed a Check towards Australia in Melbourne in 2016.
The 19-year-old Haider Ali was one of many rising abilities, scoring 239 runs in 9 matches at a strike-rate of over 158 for Peshawar Zalmi within the unfinished Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2020.
Sindh’s Kashif Bhatti is the opposite uncapped participant within the facet. Kashif was within the Check squad towards Australia and Sri Lanka however didn’t play and was additionally named within the probables for the Rawalpindi Check towards Bangladesh.
Faheem Ashraf, Fawad Alam, Imran Khan, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Hafeez, and Wahab Riaz are additionally within the 29-players squad, who usually are not a part of the PCB’s central contract.
The selectors have additionally named 4 reserves in Bilal Asif, Imran Butt, Musa Khan and Mohammad Nawaz as a canopy in case any of the gamers fail pre-tour Covid-19 testing, which shall be carried out on 20 and 25 June.
It should be famous that veteran pacer Mohammad Amir and middle-order batsman Haris Sohail pulled out of the tour resulting from private causes.
Openers: Abid Ali. Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq and Shan Masood
Center-order batsmen: Azhar Ali, Babar Azam, Asad Shafiq, Fawad Alam, Haider Ali, Iftikhar Ahmad, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Hafeez, and Shoaib Malik
Wicketkeepers: Mohammad Rizwan and Sarfaraz Ahmed
Quick bowlers: Faheem Ashraf, Haris Rauf, Imran Khan, Mohammad Abbas, Mohammad Hasnain, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Sohail Khan, Usman Shinwari and Wahab Riaz
Spinners: Imad Wasim, Kashif Bhatti, Shadab Khan and Yasir Shah.