The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Thursday introduced the 12-man squad for the primary Take a look at match in opposition to Bangladesh.
The Males in Inexperienced will conflict with hosts Bangladesh in Chittagong’s Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium on Friday, November 26.
Right here is the squad, led by skipper Babar Azam:
- Babar Azam – Captain
- Mohammad Rizwan – Vice captain (wicketkeeper)
- Abdullah Shafique
- Abid Ali
- Azhar Ali
- Faheem Ashraf
- Fawad Alam
- Hasan Ali
- Nauman Ali
- Sajid Khan
- Shaheen Shah Afridi
“Our team is impressive and this time around, will make a good impression in the Test Championship,” mentioned skipper Babar Azam throughout a press convention as we speak.
Azam acknowledged that the workforce had had much less time to regulate to Take a look at cricket after months of enjoying T20 matches.
The Pakistani skipper mentioned his workforce was not taking Bangladesh evenly. “Conditions here are different [than Pakistan is used to] hence we cannot take Bangladesh lightly,” he mentioned. “These conditions are a bit difficult and batters have to stick around on the crease to get settled.”
Babar Azam mentioned the Males in Inexperienced should play with focus and persistence to do nicely within the collection.
The 2 sides will comply with up the primary Take a look at match with one other on Saturday, December 4 on the Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium Mirpur, Dhaka.
Pakistan will probably be brimming with confidence once they take the sphere tomorrow in opposition to Bangladesh. The guests accomplished a 3-0 whitewash over the hosts final week, successful the third and final T20 match of the collection in thrilling vogue.