Pak vs SL: Pak team announced for the series against Sri Lanka, this player failed to make place
News Track 24 September 2019 10:55
KARACHI, Pakistan has announced the team for the forthcoming series against Sri Lanka. Pakistan's newly-appointed coach and selector Misbah-ul-Haq announced the squad. Sarfraz Ahmed has been given the captaincy for this series. At the same time, veteran fast bowler Mohammad Aamir has got a place in the team. The 16-man squad has been selected for the Sri Lanka series. Significantly, before this, he selected the 20-member team. After training all of them in the national camp, this final team has been selected.
Hasan Ali is not in the team due to injury. Sarfaraz Ahmed (Captain), Babar Azam (Wise Captain), Abid Ali, Asif Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Iftikhar Ahmed, Haris Sohail, Mohammad Hasnain, Imad Wasim, Imam ul Haq, Mohammad Aamir, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Shadab Khan, Osman Shenwali, Wahab Riaz.
The Sri Lankan players refused to go on tour for this series to be played against Pakistan. Due to security reasons, 10 players including T20 captain Lasith Malinga and ODI captain Dimuth Karunaratne withdrew their names. Let me tell you that the tour was again hanging in the balance due to the threat of terrorist attack. But after getting the green signal from the Sri Lankan Ministry of Defense, the team agreed to go on tour.