KARACHI: Pakistan on Thursday named uncapped Azam Khan, son of light captain Moin Khan, within the T20 squad for the tours of England and West Indies.
The selectors also recalled Imad Wasim for the three T20 fits in England and five within the West Indies besides Haris Sohail for the three ODIs in England.
Tempo bowlers Muhammad Abbas and Naseem Shah absorb also gained support spots within the Take a look at squad that can play two video games against the West Indies in Jamaica.
Both Abbas and Naseem had been skipped over for the latest two Tests played in Zimbabwe.
Azam, 22, became as soon as the surprise preserve for the arrival twin tours as he has played loyal a single top quality match and 36 T20 fits however has gained repute for his six hitting prowess. He has looked within the Pakistan Pleasurable League and Sri Lanka Premier League events.
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The selectors absorb also kept the seasoned leg-spinner Yasir Shah for the two Tests however his finest selection is discipline to his passing a health take a look at as he became as soon as also not basic for the Zimbabwe tour ensuing from a knee damage.
Pakistan absorb also dropped pacer Tabish Khan after awarding him a Take a look at cap in Zimbabwe. He is the fitting casualty from the Zimbabwe tour.
Pakistan will play three ODIs and as many T20Is in England from July 8-20, earlier than taking on world champions West Indies in five T20s that could be adopted by two Tests.
Chief selector Muhammad Wasim said they tried to live consistent in their selection.
“Right here is an awfully vital and extreme tour for Pakistan as we could be playing the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Pleasurable League ODIs against England besides to the T20Is against England and the West Indies as segment of our preparations for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.
“The Jamaica Take a look at will depend in direction of the ICC World Take a look at Championship,” he said.
“…In consultation with captain Babar Azam and head Misbah-ul-Haq, we now absorb tried our finest to retain the a success combinations however on the identical time recalled four experienced players and rewarded uncapped Azam Khan for his home efficiency, whereas also giving him the obligatory self belief for the future challenges.”
Tests: Babar Azam (capt), Mohammad Rizwan (vice-capt, wk), Abdullah Shafique, Abid Ali Azhar Ali , Faheem Ashraf , Fawad Alam, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Imran Butt, Mohammad Abbas, Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, Nauman Ali, Sajid Khan, Sarfaraz Ahmed (wk), Saud Shakeel, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shahnawaz Dahani, Yasir Shah (discipline to health), Zahid Mahmood.
ODIs: Babar Azam (capt), Shadab Khan (vice-capt), Abdullah Shafique, Faheem Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Haris Sohail, Hasan Ali, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Salman Ali Agha, Sarfaraz Ahmed (wk), Saud Shakeel, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Usman Qadir.
T20Is: Babar Azam (capt), Shadab Khan (vice-capt), Arshad Iqbal, Faheem Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Sarfaraz Ahmed (wk), Shaheen Shah Afridi, Sharjeel Khan, Usman Qadir.