Imad in, Azhar out, PCB names 18 players for Asia Cup camp


Pakistan’s chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq has announced the names of 18 players to take part in training camp for Asia Cup 2018 starting from September 15 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

The training camp will take place at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore from September 3 to September 10.

The list of 18 players was issued after consulting with Pakistan’s captain Sarfraz Ahmed and head coach Mickey Arthur, according to a press release issued by the PCB.

Former captain Azhar Ali’s name is not in the list of 18 players, while Imad Wasim and Shan Masood have been recalled, the duo has not played for Pakistan for almost a year.

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List of players called

Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Shan Masood, Mohammad Hafeez, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Haris Sohail, Sarfraz Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Imad Wasim, Hassan Ali, Usman Khan Shinwari, Mohammed Amir, Junaid Khan, Shaheen Shah Afridi and Faheem Ashraf.