Pakistan announce squad for Zimbabwe tour; Nasir Jamshed, Mohammad Irfan left out from Test squad
Nasir Jamshed has been left out of the Test matches against Zimbabwe © Getty Images
Lahore: Aug 6, 2013
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) appointed Moin Khan as the manager and announced the Twenty20, One-Day International (ODI) and Test teams and management for the one-month long tour of Zimbabwe.
Pakistan will arrive in Zimbabwe on August 19, 2013, for a month long tour. This itinerary was announced by PCB on their official website.
Mohammad Hafeez will lead the T20 side whereas Misbah-ul-Haq will captain the ODI and the Test sides. Nasir Jamshed has been dropped from the Test team while Faisal Iqbal returns in the team.
Pakistan will kickstart their campaign with two back-to-back T20s at the Harare Sports Clun on August 23 and 24. The three ODIs will be on Tuesday August the 27th, Thursday August the 29th and Saturday August the 31st at Harare. The first Test will be played in Harare from September 3-7. The action will then shift to Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo where the second Test match will commence from September 10-14.
T20 squad: Mohammad Hafeez (c), Nasir Jamshed, Ahmed Shehzad, Umar Amin, Umar Akmal (wk), Sohaib Maqsood, Shahid Afridi, Saeed Ajmal, Sohail Tanvir, Mohammad Irfan, Junaid Khan, Zulfiqar Babar, Asad Ali, Anwar Ali, Haris Sohail.
ODI squad: Misbah-ul-Haq (c), Mohammad Hafeez, Nasir Jamshed, Ahmed Shehzad, Umar Amin, Umar Akmal (wk), Shahid Afridi, Saeed Ajmal, Asad Shafiq, Mohammad Irfan, Junaid Khan, Abdur Rehman, Asad Ali, Anwar Ali, Haris Sohail.
Test squad: Misbah-ul-Haq (c), Mohammad Hafeez, Khurram Manzoor, Imran Farhat, Asad Shafiq, Younis Khan, Azhar Ali, Faisal Iqbal, Adnan Akmal (wk), Junaid Khan, Wahab Riaz, Ehsan Adil, Rahat Ali, Saeed Ajmal, Abdur Rehman.
Team Management: Moin Khan (Team Manager), Dav Whatmore (coach), Julien Fountain (Fielding coach), Mohammad Akram (Bowling coach), Shahid Aslam (Assistant Team Manager), Saboor Ahmed (Trainer), Dr. Riaz Ahmed (Physiotherapist), Col. (R) Waseem Ahmed Shahid (Security Manager), Muhammad Talha Ejaz (Analyst).
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