The Australia ODI Series consist of five ODIs. Venue Shargha, Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Shoaib Malik is new Captain replace Sarfraz Ahmad.
Shoaib Malik named captain as Sarfraz Ahmad is among six players rested, Hufeez recovering from Thumb surgery, Hussain Talat dropped.
Haris Sohail, Junaid Khan, Umar Akmal and Yasir Shah recalled.
Uncapped Abid Al, Muhammad Abbas, Muhammad Hasnain and Sad Ali Included.
Matches to be played in 22,24,27,29 and 31 March in Sharjha, Abu Dhabhi and Dubai.
Pakistan cricket slectors have named 16 players in the squad for five matches ODI series against Australian Team. The series will start on 22 march in Sharjah.
Pakistan announce squad for Australia ODI series:
The slectors have rested six players. The captain Sarfraz Ahmad, Babar Azam, Fakhar Zaman, Hassan Ali, Shadab Khan and Shaheen Shah Afridi.
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Shoaib Malik has been appointed the captain in Sarfraz Ahmad is absence. The 37-years old shoaib Malik. Has played 279 ODIs and play 38 matches as a captain and winning 25 and losing 13. Shoaib has scored 7379 runs with Nine Centuries and Taken 156 wickets.
The Squad Includes three openers player (Abid Ali, Imam-ul-Haq, and Shan Masood) and four Middle oder batsman ( Haris Sohail, Saad Ali, Umer Akmal and Shoaib Malik) and Wicketeeper Muhammad Rizwan and Spiner Yasir Shah and Two Alrounder Faheem Ashraf and Imad Waseem and Five fast bowler
(Junaid Khan, Muhammad Amir, Muhammad Abbas, Muhammad Hasnain and Usman Shinwari).
“I am pleased that we have been able to devolep a strong bentch strength that has help to winning the series”. This is good sign for Pakistan because we have a great pool of players who have the capability, talent and potential, and are raring to step up and seize the opportunity when thrown at the deep end.
- Shoaib Malik (Captain)
- Abid Ali
- Shan Masood
- Faheem Ashraf
- Imad Waseem
- Muhammad Amir
- Muhammad Abbas
- Muhamamd Hasnain
- Umar Akmal
- Yasir Shah
- Usman Shinwari
- Junaid Khan
- Haris Sohail
- Muhammad Rizwan (wk)
- Saad Ali
22- march- 1st ODI, Sharjha (d/n)
24- march- 2st ODI, Sharjha (d/n)
27- march- 3st ODI, Sharjha (d/n)
29- march- 4st ODI, Sharjha (d/n)
31- march- 5st ODI, Sharjha (d/n)