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Test squad selected for upcoming New Zealand tour

Test squad selected for upcoming New Zealand tour

Chief Selector Inzamam-ul-Haq finalised a 16-member Test squad for the New Zealand tour on Monday, said a Pakistan Cricket Board press release.

The squad was finalised by the chief selector and the National Selection Committee after consultations with Head Coach Mickey Arthur and Test Captain Misbah-ul-Haq.

The team will play two Test matches in the tour. The first Test match will be played from November 17-21, 2016 at Hagley Oval, Christchurch and the second Test will commence from November 25-29, 2016 at Seddon Park, Hamilton.

“The Test squad has been selected keeping in mind the conditions in New Zealand and the recent performances of players in the recent Test series against England and West Indies. The team is a fine blend of experience and youth, and the selectors have stick to the same combination of players selected against England and West Indies series earlier and believe that team will do well in the tour”, said chief selector Inzamam ul Haq.

Pakistan squad:

  1. Misbah-ul-Haq
  2. Azhar Ali
  3. Sami Aslam
  4. Sharjeel Khan
  5. Younis Khan
  6. Asad Shafiq
  7. Babar Azam
  8. Sarfaraz Ahmed
  9. Mohammad Rizwan
  10. Yasir Shah
  11. Mohammad Nawaz
  12. Mohammad Amir
  13. Wahab Riaz
  14. Rahat Ali
  15. Sohail Khan
  16. Imran Khan sr.

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