JAMAICA: Pakistan’s skipper Babar Azam disclosed that Haris Rauf and Mohammad Nawaz have been sent home for some rest while announcing a 19-men Test squad for two matches against West Indies.
Speaking to reporters in the online presser, Babar said they are concerned about players’ workload, hence released Haris and Nawaz who have had played all three formats.
“We have decided to manage players’ workload. Haris and Nawaz have been released from the squad to give them some time to refresh. They will spend some time with their families and prepare themselves for Afghanistan’s tour (to take place in Sri Lanka),” he shared.
Pakistan Test squad:
Babar Azam (captain) (Central Punjab), Mohammad Rizwan (vice-captain) (wicketkeeper) (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Abdullah Shafique (Central Punjab), Abid Ali (Central Punjab), Azhar Ali (Central Punjab), Faheem Ashraf (Central Punjab), Fawad Alam (Sindh), Hasan Ali (Central Punjab), Imran Butt (Balochistan), Mohammad Abbas (Southern Punjab), Naseem Shah (Central Punjab), Nauman Ali (Northern), Sajid Khan (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Sarfaraz Ahmed (wicketkeeper) (Sindh), Saud Shakeel (Sindh), Shaheen Shah Afridi (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Shahnawaz Dahani (Sindh), Yasir Shah (Balochistan) and Zahid Mahmood (Southern Punjab).