Pakistan announce 16-man Test squad for tour of South Africa

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Pakistan have introduced a 16-man squad for his or her tour of South Africa that begins later this month.

The sequence, which begins with a Boxing Day Check on December 26, marks the return of pacer Muhammad Amir.

The 26-year-old left-armer missed out on the sequence in opposition to New Zealand attributable to fatigue and poor type. Nevertheless, he has carried out nicely within the ongoing Quaid-e-Azam Trophy and, as anticipated, has been rewarded with a recall.

Maybe the largest shock comes within the type of Muhammad Rizwan, who has impressed for the Pakistan A and rising groups sides in latest occasions.

Openers Imam ul Haq, Fakhar Zaman and Shaan Masood will vie it out for the highest two spots, with acquainted faces lining up Pakistan’s center order. Azhar Ali, Asad Shafiq, Babar Azam, Haris Sohail and skipper Sarfraz Ahmed will all anticipate to characteristic if Pakistan go along with a four-bowler line-up.

The duo of Yasir Shah and Shadab Khan present Sarfraz with spin choices, whereas Hasan Ali, Muhammad Abbas, Shaheen Shah Afridi and Faheem Ashraf full the tempo line-up.

Full squad

Sarfraz Ahmed (c), Imam ul Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Shaan Masood, Azhar Ali, Asad Shafiq, Babar Azam, Haris Sohail, Muhammad Rizwan, Yasir Shah, Shadab Khan, Muhammad Amir, Hasan Ali, Muhammad Abbas, Shaheen Shah Afridi and Faheem Ashraf.

 

 

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