Throughout a press briefing in Lahore, the previous captain mentioned that the nationwide group is already fairly younger and may solely want minor tweaking as a substitute of mass chopping and altering.
“The Pakistan team is already composed of young players,” he mentioned. “It had misplaced two senior gamers proper after the World Cup.
“[In fact], we might change a thing or two to make the team even stronger.”
Explaining that the seemingly unimportant Zimbabwe house collection is definitely necessary, Misbah mentioned: “We should keep in mind that the points earned from the ODI series would count towards World Cup qualification.”
He additionally underscored that discovering new combos and creating in a position back-ups had been amongst his priorities whereas structuring the group.
The Zimbabwean facet is taken into account one of many weakest ones on the planet, main some to recommend that the collection be used to experiment with younger untried expertise.
Earlier on Wednesday, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had introduced that it’ll host Zimbabwe for a limited-overs collection which is scheduled for October-November.
“Needless to say, we at ZC are bursting with excitement as we look forward to playing cricket again and representing our nation with pride and passion in Pakistan,” mentioned Zimbabwe Cricket Chairman Tavengwa Mukuhlani.
The Africans are anticipated to land in Pakistan on October 20, and, following the obligatory quarantine, will play a three-match ODI collection in Multan and as many T20Is in Rawalpindi.
The 50-over matches will happen on October 30, November 1, and three whereas the T20Is will happen on November 7, 8, and 10.
Zimbabwe’s upcoming tour will probably be their second go to to Pakistan within the final 5 years.