PAK vs WI: Pakistan team announced for ODI series against West Indies, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced the Pakistan team for the three-match ODI series to be played against West Indies next month.
The Leg spinner Usman Qadir in the team:-
Leg spinner Usman Qadir and aggressive batsmen Asif Ali and Haider Ali have not been selected for the Pakistan team for this series.
Chief selector Mohammad Wasim said, Usman Qadir, Asif Ali, and Haider remain in our plan for the shortest format of the game. This year we have to participate in many series of this format including the T20 World Cup.
Wasim said that Usman could not retain his place in the ODI series due to the return from injury of vice-captain Shadab Khan and Mohammad Nawaz.
Both the returning players could not play in Pakistan’s previous home ODI series against Australia.
Rawalpindi will host all three ODIs:-
PAK vs WI: Rawalpindi will host all three ODIs against West Indies. This tournament is part of the World Cup league, whose matches will be played on June 8, 10, and 12.
Pakistan’s 16-member team will join the practice camp from June 1. In this, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Rizwan, and Shadab Khan will arrive here after completing their commitments with their English county teams.
Bio-Bubble will play without restrictions for the first time:-
PAK vs WI: The team will play without the restrictions of a bio-secure environment (bio-bubble) for the first time in more than two years. The selectors have included new wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Haris as a replacement for Mohammad Rizwan.
In which three openers have been retained in the form of Abdullah Shafiq, Fakhar Zaman, and Imam-ul-Haq.
Pakistan Squad: 1. Babar Azam (Captain), 2. Shadab Khan, 3. Abdullah Shafiq, 4. Fakhar Zaman, 5. Haris Rauf, 6. Hasan Ali, 7. Iftikhar Ahmed, 8. Imam-ul-Haq, 9. Khushdil Shah, 10. Mohammad Haris, 11. M. Nawaz, 12. Mohammad Rizwan, 13. Mohammad Wasim Jr, 14. Shaheen Shah Afridi, 15. Shahnawaz Dahani, and 16. Zahid Mahmood.