PCB announces squad for Bangladesh tour
Haroon Rashid-led new selection committee announced three separate teams for ODI, T20 and test formats.
Off spinner Saeed Ajmal has been included in all three squads whereas Umar Akmal was dropped by the selectors.
Following are the details of announced squads:
ODI squad: Sami Aslam, Sarfraz Ahmed, Mohammad Hafeez, Asad Shafiq, Fawad Alam, Azhar Ali (C), Mohammad Rizwan, Haris Sohail, Sohaib Maqsood, Saeed Ajmal, Yasir Shah, Wahab Riaz, Rahat Ali, Ehsan Adil and Sohail Khan.
T20 squad: Ahmad Shehzad, Sarfraz Ahmad, Muhammad Hafeez, Mukhtar Ahmad, Sohaib Maqsood, Haris Sohail, Muhammad Rizwan, Saeed Ajmal, Shahid Afridi, Sohail Tanvir, Saad Nasim, Wahab Riaz, Sohail Khan, Junaid Khan and Umar Gul.
Test squad: Misbah-ul-Haq (C), Asad Shafiq, Saeed Ajmal, Zulfiqar Babar, Sami Aslam, Babar Azam, Hafeez, Younis Khan, Azhar Ali, Yasir Shah, Sarfraz Ahmad, Juniad Khan, Rahat Ali, Wahab Riaz, Haris Sohail and Sohail Khan.
The selection has been made on merit basis, said the chief selector, many new players have also been included in the team so that they can avail the opportunity. All three squads are well balanced and have best combinations of players, he added.
Rasheed, in answer to a question, told the three captains were consulted during the selection process of respective teams.
Pakistan will have three different captains for all three formats. Misbah-ul-Haq will lead the test side while Azhar Ali and Shahid Afridi will lead the team in ODI and T20 respectively.
The list issued by PCB:
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