PAK Vs AUS: Pakistan cricket announces squad for ODIs and T20Is

Pakistan has declared the team for ODIs and T20Is against Australia. Two uncapped players have given a spot in the squad. Australia will play three Tests, three ODIs and one T20 game on this trip.

The Pakistan squad has declared the team for the forthcoming ODI and T20 series against Australia. Uncapped players Asif Afridi and Mohammad Harris have given a spot in the squad. Asif, a left-arm spin bowler, had bowled nicely in the recent Pakistan Super League and seized 8 wickets in 5 games.

On the other hand, wicket-keeper batsman Mohammad Harris has also utilized to win the confidence of the selectors with his batting. He sliced 166 runs in 5 games of PCL at a strike rate of 186.5. Although Mohammad Harris was provided an opportunity in the series against New Zealand. But New Zealand suspended the trip due to safety explanations.

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On the option of these two, the chief of the selection council, Mohammad Wasim said that both the players have awarded for executing nicely in household cricket. His preference is also a statement for other domestic cricketers that if he accomplishes competently then he will get an opportunity to play in the national team. Australia are a promising squad in the small layout of the game and thus we have chosen to go with our promising choice and competent players.

Pakistan Line up

Babar Azam (Captain), Shadab Khan, Abdullah Shafiq, Asif Afridi, Asif Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Harris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imam-ul-Haq, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Harris, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan , Mohammad Wasim Jr., Saud Shakeel, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shahnawaz Dahani, Usman Qadir.

On this trip, the Australia squad will play a 3-Test series, a 3-match ODI series and a one-off T20 game. The ODI series is commencing from March 29, while on April 5, the team will play in the barely T20 game.