Sarfaraz Ahmed and Imad Wasim dropped from Pakistan white-ball squads against Australia | Cricket News – Times of India


KARACHI: Pakistani selectors have named uncapped spinner Asif Afridi and wicketkeeper Mohammad Haris within the white ball squads for the three ODIs and one-off T20I towards Australia.
Essentially the most notable exclusions embody former captain Sarfaraz Ahmed and all-rounder Imad Wasim whereas the selectors have additionally referred to as up all-rounders Muhammad Nawaz and Shadab Khan who had been each out with health points and likewise missed matches within the Pakistan Tremendous League.
Haris, a former Pakistan under-19 participant, has changed Sarfaraz after some spectacular batting performances within the PSL.
He was additionally named within the Pakistan squad for the house collection towards New Zealand final September however the collection could not be performed on the time because the Kiwis returned dwelling on the day of the collection opener.
Left-arm spinner Asif additionally bowled impressively for Multan Sultans who misplaced within the closing to Lahore Qalandars.
Chief selector Muhammad Wasim stated the collection of the 2 squads was based mostly round a method to offer alternatives to high-performing gamers as a part of their technique to extend the pool of top-class cricketers and growing a formidable bench-strength.
Whereas the selectors have picked up 20 gamers for the ODIs, that are being performed as a part of the ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup Tremendous League; they’ve chosen 17 gamers for the one T20I, leaving out Abdullah Shafique, Imam-Ul-Haq and Saud Shakeel.
ODI squad: Babar Azam (captain), Shadab Khan (VC), Abdullah Shafique, Asif Afridi, Fakhar. Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imam-ul-Haq, Khushdil Shah, Muhammad Haris, Muhammad Nawaz, Muhammad Rizwan, Muhammad Wasim jr, Saud Shakeel, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shahnawaz Dahani. Usman Qadir.
T20 Squad: Babar Azam (Caps), Shadab Khan (VC), Asif Afridi, Asif Ali, Fakhar. Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Muhammad Haris, Muhammad Nawaz, Muhammad Rizwan, Muhammad Wasim jr, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shahnawaz Dahani. Usman Qadir.


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