LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Wednesday introduced a 15-member facet for the ACC T20 Asia Cup and a 16-player squad for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League fixtures towards the Netherlands.
The Asia Cup might be performed within the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from 27 August to 11 September, whilst the ODI sequence towards the Netherlands will happen from August 16-21.
Fast bowler Naseem Shah has been named in each squads instead of Hasan Ali, whilst Salman Ali Agha, who toured England in 2021 for the ODIs, has been recalled.
Shaheen Shah Afridi has been retained within the ODI and T20I squads, and his rehabilitation programme might be overseen by means of the group teacher and physiotherapist, who will even make a decision on his go back to world cricket.
There might be 5 adjustments from the Netherlands ODI squad to the ACC T20 Asia Cup facet. Abdullah Shafique, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Haris, Salman Ali Agha and Zahid Mehmood might be changed by means of Asif Ali, Haider Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed and Usman Qadir.
In a observation, leader selector Muhammad Wasim mentioned the PCB has simplest made “changes that were necessary”.
“Both the competitions are important for us and, as such, we have picked our best available players in consultation with the captain and head coach,” he mentioned.
Pakistan squad for ACC T20 Asia Cup: Babar Azam (captain), Shadab Khan (vice-captain), Asif Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shahnawaz Dahani, and Usman Qadir.
Pakistan squad for Netherlands ODIs: Babar Azam (captain), Shadab Khan (vice-captain), Abdullah Shafique, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Rauf, Imam-ul-Haq, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Haris, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Naseem Shah, Salman Ali Agha, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shahnawaz Dahani, and Zahid Mehmood.
ACC T20 Asia Cup
Group A – India, Pakistan and Qualifier (one in every of UAE, Kuwait and Hong Kong to qualify)
Group B – Afghanistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka
Aug 28 – Pakistan v India, Dubai
Sep 2 – Pakistan v Qualifier, Sharjah
Sep 3-9 – Super Four Stage
Sep 11 – Final, Dubai
Tour of Netherlands
Aug 16 – 1st ODI; VOC Cricket Ground, Rotterdam
Aug 18 – second ODI; VOC Cricket Ground, Rotterdam
Aug 21 – third ODI; VOC Cricket Ground, Rotterdam
The coaching camp for the gamers might be held in Lahore from 6-11 August, throughout which they’ll additionally play two 50-over suits.
The facet will leave for Amsterdam within the wee hours of Friday, 12 August. T20I gamers will sign up for the squad in Dubai for the ACC T20 Asia Cup on 22 August.