Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) (Australia) – Pakistan have named four uncapped players, including the nephew of former captain and current chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq, in their Test squad for the team’s upcoming tour of Ireland and England.

Summary

  • Pakistan have named four uncapped players, including the nephew of former captain and current chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq, in their Test squad for the team’s upcoming tour of Ireland and England.
  • “If we look at his numbers (of wickets) for the last two years, he has more wickets than any other bowler for Pakistan.”
  • Yasir has taken 164 wickets in 28 Test matches since making his 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.


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