FOX Sports – ISLAMABAD (AP) Opening batsman Fakhar Zaman and Imam-ul-Haq were among four uncapped players named in Pakistan’s 16-man test squad for next month’s tours of Ireland and England.

Summary

  • ISLAMABAD (AP) Opening batsman Fakhar Zaman and Imam-ul-Haq were among four uncapped players named in Pakistan’s 16-man test squad for next month’s tours of Ireland and England.
  • Yasir has taken 164 wickets in 28 test matches since making his test debut in 2014 and has been instrumental in Pakistan’s success – especially in the United Arab Emirates.
  • In the absence of Yasir, Pakistan’s spin workload with fall on Shadab Khan, who has performed well in limited-overs cricket but has played only one test match.
  • Inzamam said that the selectors have tried to strengthen Pakistan’s batting line-up and also wanted to give players a chance to experience English conditions ahead of next year’s World Cup.
  • Ireland will be making its test debut against Pakistan at Dublin on May 11.


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