The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has shortlisted twenty players ahead of England‘s three-match test series. The playing XI for all three matches would be chosen from these twenty players.
Notably, Men in Green are to feature in the first test on 5th August. The test series will be followed by a three-match T20 series.
PCB shortlists twenty players ahead of England series
Azhar Ali (captain), Babar Azam (vice-captain), Abid Ali, Asad Shafiq, Faheem Ashraf, Fawad Alam, Imam ul Haq, Imran Khan Snr, Kashif Bhatti, Mohammad Abbas, Mohammad Rizwan, Naseem Shah, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shan Masood, Sohail Khan, Usman Shinwari, Wahab Riaz, Yasir Shah.
Pakistan shortlist 20-player squad for England Tests:
Azhar A (c), Babar A, Abid A, Asad S, Faheem A, Fawad A, Imam-ul-Haq, Imran Khan Sr, Kashif B, M Abbas, M Rizwan (wk), Naseem S, Sarfaraz A (wk), Shadab K, Shaheen A, Shan M, Sohail K, Usman S, Wahab R and Yasir S#ENGvPAK
— PCB Media (@TheRealPCBMedia) July 27, 2020
It is to be noticed that nine players have been sidelined. Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, Haider Ali, Iftekhar Ahmed, Khudshil Shah, Fakhar Zaman, and Musa Khan will keep on practicing for having their luck in the T20I series.