In no time, Pakistan will face Australia in Pakistan for the PAK VS AUS test series. Australia is making a tour to Pakistan after 24 years. As far as the test squads are concerned, they were announced earlier however, some changes have been made to the Pak Test Squad. Read out the exclusive details down below with us!
Pak vs Aus | Mohammad Abbas added as reserve player in Test squad
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday reported that Mohammad Abbas will be part of the Pakistan test squad as a reserve player for the upcoming match against Australia. This happened as Naseem Shah was added to the squad because Haris Rauf was ruled out of the first Test due to COVID-19. As per reports, he will get back to the Test squad after the completion of his quarantine period. The PCB reported that all the squad members and support staff were tested again for COVID-19 after Rauf’s was tested positive on Tuesday. Conclusively, none of the rest of the players were infected.
Also, Hassan Ali and Faheem Ashraf are no longer part of the squad for the Rawalpindi Test after sustaining injuries.
- Babar Azam (captain)
- Mohammad Rizwan (vice-captain)
- Abdullah Shafique
- Azhar Ali
- Fawad Alam
- Iftikhar Ahmed
- Mohammad Wasim Jnr
- Naseem Shah
- Nauman Ali
- Sajid Khan
- Saud Shakeel
- Shaheen Shah Afridi
- Shan Masood
- Zahid Mahmood
- Mohammad Abbas
- March 4-8 — 1st Test, Rawalpindi
- March 12-16 — 2nd Test, Karachi
- March 21-25 — 3rd Test, Lahore