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Pakistan squad for first ODI against Zimbabwe

Pakistan squad for first ODI against Zimbabwe

Pakistan squad for first ODI against Zimbabwe

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has revealed a fifteen-member squad ahead of a three-match ODI series against Zimbabwe. The first match is scheduled for 30th October and the playing XI is to be dug out from the mentioned below fifteen players.

Pakistan squad for first ODI against Zimbabwe

Imam-ul-Haq, Abid Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam (c), Haris Sohail, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Faheem Ashraf, Imad Wasim, Usman Qadir, Wahab Riaz, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Musa Khan

Notably, the board has dropped Mohammad Hafeez, Haider Ali, and Abdullah Shafiq despite their major role in the recently held National T20 Cup. It was expected that the players will be featuring against Zimbabwe but despite being a part of the twenty-two member panel, they have eliminated from the ODI squad. The fans are willing to see them in a three-match ODI series.

Also, the mid-over batsman, leg spinner, Shadab Khan is to miss the first ODI amidst his leg injury. As he has been stable since the last PSL in scoring runs, the team might lack in mid-overs.

Here are the complete squads:

Squad for Pakistan: Babar Azam (C), Abdullah Shafique, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Hafeez, Haider Ali, Khushdil Shah, Iftikhar Ahmed, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Sohail, Abid Ali, Mohammad Rizwan, Rohail Nazir, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Zafar Gohar, Usman Qadir, Faheem Ashraf, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Wahab Riaz, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Hasnain, Musa Khan

Squad for Zimbabwe: Chamu Chibhabha (c), Faraz Akram, Ryan Burl, Brian Chari, Tendai Chatara, Elton Chigumbura, Tendai Chisoro, Craig Ervine, Tinashe Kamunhukamwe, Wessely Madhevere, Wellington Masakadza, Carl Mumba, Richmond Mutumbami, Blessing Muzarabani, Richard Ngarava, Sikandar Raza, Milton Shumba, Brendan Taylor, Donald Tiripano, Sean Williams

20 Oct – Zimbabwe arrival in Islamabad

21-27 Oct – Isolation period & practice

28-29 Oct – Practice at Pindi Cricket Stadium

30 Oct – 1st ODI, Pindi Cricket Stadium

1 Nov – 2nd ODI, Pindi Cricket Stadium

3 Nov – 3rd ODI Pindi Cricket Stadium

4 Nov – Travel to Lahore

5-6 Nov – Practice at Gaddafi Stadium

7 Nov – 1st T20I Gaddafi Stadium

8 Nov – 2nd T20I, Gaddafi Stadium

10 Nov – 3rd T20I, Gaddafi Stadium

12 Nov – Zimbabwe departure for Harare

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