ZIMBABWE – Chairman PCB Shaharyar Mohammad Khan has approved Pakistan squads for various formats for the tour of Zimbabwe, and for the subsequent Test series against England in the UAE following the recommendation of the four-member selection committee headed by Haroon Rashid.
In naming the squads, the selection committee also consulted with the Pakistan team Head Coach Waqar Younis and skippers Misbah-ul-Haq, Shahid Afridi and Azhar Ali.
Batsman Younis Khan has not been included in the ODI squad while Amir Yamin and Imran Khan Jr have been included in the T20 squad for the first time.
The selected teams are as under:
On the other hand, Zimbabwe squad include Elton Chigumbura (captain), Sikandar Raza, Chamu Chibhabha, Graeme Cremer, Craig Ervine, Luke Jongwe, Neville Madziva, Hamilton Masakadza, Chris Mpofu, Richmond Mutumbami (wk), Taurai Muzarabani, John Nyumbu, Tinashe Panyangara, Prosper Utseya, Malcolm Waller and Sean Williams.
The two T20s will be played on September 27 and 29 followed by the ODIs on October 1, 3 and 5. All five matches will be played in Harare.