Lahore – Giant fast bowler Mohammad Irfan and stylish middle-order batsman Asad Shafiq have been called back as Pakistan announced ODI squad against Australia ODIS on Friday.
Pakistan will play five ODIs in the tour from January 13, 2017 to January 26, 2017.
The National Selection Committee led by Chief Selector Inzamam ul Haq finalized the 15-member ODI squad against Australia after consultations with the team Head Coach Mickey Arthur and the ODI captain Azhar Ali.
“The ODI team has been selected keeping in mind the conditions in Australia and the performances of players in the recent ODI series against West Indies and in the domestic cricket. The team is a fine blend of experience and youth, and the selectors have stick to the same combination of players selected against West Indies series earlier and believe that team will do well in the tour”, said chief selector Inzamam ul Haq.
The First ODIs will be played on Jan 13 at Brisbane Cricket Ground, Brisbane, Second ODI on Jan 15 at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Third ODI on Jan 19 at Western Australia Cricket Association Ground, Perth, Fourth ODI on Jan 22 at Sydney Cricket Ground and Fifth ODI on Jan 26 at Adelaide Oval.
Here is Pakistan ODI squad for Australia:
1) Azhar Ali (Captain)
2) Sharjeel Khan
3) Baber Azam
4) Shoaib Malik
5) Asad Shafique
6) Umer Akmal
7) Sarfraz Ahmad (Vice Captain) WK
8) M. Rizwan
9) Immad Wasim
10) M. Nawaz
11) M. Amir
12) Wahab Riaz
13) Hassan Ali
14) Rahat Ali
15) M. Irfan – Samaa