Head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq on Monday named the 22 probables for the ODI and T20I series against Zimbabwe.
Shoaib Malik has been left out from the series to give better chances to players like Abdullah Shafiq, Haider Ali, and Khushdil Shah in the upcoming T20I.
Meanwhile, fast bowlers Hasan Ali and Naseem Shah were not considered for selection as they are recovering from their injuries
Sarfaraz Ahmed will also no be the part of the squad for the international series instead he will be playing in the first-class Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, starting from 25 October.
Head coach and chief selector insists that he has opted for experience in the 50-over matches and provided extended run to the youngsters in the T20I format.
Batsmen: Abdullah Shafiq, Abid Ali, Babar Azam, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Sohail, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imam-ul-Haq, Khushdil Shah and Mohammad Hafeez
Wicketkeepers: Mohammad Rizwan and Rohail Nazir
Spinners: Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Usman Qadir, and Zafar Gohar
Fast bowlers: Faheem Ashraf, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Hasnain, Musa Khan, Shaheen Shah, and Wahab Riaz
Pakistan Team probables for ODIs and T20Is:
Babar Azam (captain), Shadab Khan (vice-captain), Abdullah Shafiq, Abid Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Haris Sohail, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Imam-ul-Haq, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Rizwan, Musa Khan, Rohail Nazir, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Usman Qadir, Wahab Riaz, and Zafar Gohar
Series schedule (ODIs to start 1200, T20Is to commence 1530):
30 Oct – 1st ODI, Rawalpindi.
1 Nov – 2nd ODI, Rawalpindi.
3 Nov – 3rd ODI, Rawalpindi.
7 Nov – 1st T20I, Lahore.
8 Nov – 2nd T20I, Lahore.
10 Nov – 3rd T20I, Lahore.
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