Guyana Chronicle – 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.
  • 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 will fall on Brisbane Heat leggie 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 their Test debut against Pakistan at Dublin on May 11.


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