Misbah announces lists for T20, Test series against Australia

Misbah announces lists for T20, Test series against Australia
LAHORE: Pakistan cricket teamn’s head coach Misbah-ul-Haq has announced 16-member squads for the upcoming Twenty20 and Test series against Australia.
Misbah-ul-Haq during a press conference said that batsman Babar Azam would lead the T20 team as a captain, while the Test team would be led by Azhar Ali.
Speaking to journalists, Misbah said that the only way to defeat Australia was to play aggressive cricket and the board, while selecting players for the squad had kept that in mind.
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He said that the board has included some young players in both 20-overs format and Test series.
The T20 squad is scheduled to leave for Australia on 26th October and would play a warm-up match on 31st October before the series.
Players in the Test squad will leave for Perth after the fifth round of the Quaid-i-Azam Trophy, which will be played from 28th to 31st October.
Pakistan will be playing three T20s against Australia, the first of which will be held on 3rd November in Sydney.
The second T20 will be played in Canberra on 5th November, while the third in Perth on 8th November.

 

The squad for the 20-overs format includes Babar Azam (c), Asif Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Sohail, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Imamul Haq, Shadab Khan, Moosa Khan, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Irfan, Mohammad Rizwan, Wahab Riaz, Khushdil Shah, and Usman Qadir.
The squad for the Test series includes Azhar Ali (c), Abid Ali, Asad Shafiq, Babar Azam, Haris Sohail, Imamul Haq, Imran Khan senior, Iftikhar Ahmed, Kashif Bhatti, Mohammad Abbas, Mohammad Rizwan, Moosa Khan, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shan Masood, and Yasir Shah.
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