Amir dropped, Wahab recalled for test series against Australia in UAE

Pakistani cricketers Shahid Afridi (L), Wahab Riaz (C) and Mohammad Amir take part in a team practice session in Lahore on January 6, 2016. Pakistans cricket team leave on January 10 for New Zealand to play three Twenty20 matches and three One Day Internationals. AFP PHOTO / ARIF ALI / AFP / Arif Ali (Photo credit should read ARIF ALI/AFP/Getty Images)

Lahore: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) national selection committee announced 17 members squad for test series against Australia to be played in United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Thursday.

Sarfraz will lead the test series as captain however another wicket keeper was added in squad.
Left arm pacer Muhammad Amir was left out of squad due to poor performance in Asia Cup 2018. Pacer Wahab Riaz, Mir Hamza were included in the squad.
Other players including Azhar Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Imam ul Haq, Babar Azam, Asad Shafiq, Usman Salah ud Din, Haris Sohail, Yasir Shah, Shadab Khan, Bilal Asif, Muhammad Abbas, Hassan Ali Faheem Ashraf and wicketkeeper Muhammad Rizwan were named in the squad.
The series between Pakistan and Australia will be played in UAE. Both teams will play two tests and three T20s. First test will be started from October 17.


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