Report Wire - Pakistan decide younger Naseem Shah instead of Hasan Ali for Netherlands tour and Asia Cup

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Pakistan decide younger Naseem Shah instead of Hasan Ali for Netherlands tour and Asia Cup

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Pakistan pick young Naseem Shah in place of Hasan Ali for Netherlands tour and Asia Cup

Uncapped white-ball pacer Naseem Shah has changed out-of-form quick bowler Hasan Ali in Pakistan’s squads for the upcoming three-match ODI collection in opposition to Netherlands and the Asia Cup in UAE. The Pakistani selectors have additionally retained main bowler, Shaheen Shah Afridi in each the squads though he missed the second Test just lately in Sri Lanka as a result of an damage.

There has been no phrase on how severe the damage is however chief selector, Muhammad Wasim mentioned Afridi would stay in each squads and rehab underneath the supervision of the crew coach and physio. Pakistani selectors additionally ignored the scoring feats of batsman Shan Masood though he was a part of the Test squad in Sri Lanka.

“We have only made changes that were necessary. Both the competitions are important for us and, as such, we have picked our best available players in consultation with the captain and head coach,” Chief selector Muhammad Wasim mentioned.

“Hasan has been given a break from worldwide cricket and he has been changed by Naseem Shah. He is categorical quick and can provide additional impetus to the quick bowling division, which already boasts Haris Rauf, Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Shaheen Shah Afridi and Shahnawaz Dahani.

“Naseem has not played any international white-ball cricket, but he has demonstrated with the red-ball that he is an attacking option with good pace and controlled swing.” The coaching camp for the gamers might be held in Lahore from August 6 to 11 throughout which they will even play two 50-over matches.

The facet will depart for Amsterdam within the wee hours of Friday. T20I gamers will be a part of the squad in Dubai for the ACC T20 Asia Cup on August 22. The ODI collection in opposition to the Netherlands might be held from August 16 to 21, whereas the T20 Asia Cup is scheduled within the UAE from August 27 to September 11.


Pakistan squad for Netherlands ODIs – Babar Azam (captain), Shadab Khan (vice-captain), Abdullah Shafique, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Rauf, Imam-ul-Haq, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Haris, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Naseem Shah, Salman Ali Agha, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shahnawaz Dahani and Zahid Mehmood.

Pakistan squad for ACC T20 Asia Cup-Babar Azam (captain), Shadab Khan (vice-captain), Fakhar Zaman, Haris Rauf, Khushdil Shah, Haider Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz, Asif Ali, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shahnawaz Dahani and Usman Qadir.