Player’s names for England’s tour finalised: Inzamam


Chief Selector of Pakistan Cricket Team Inzamam-ul-Haq said that 21 players for the England tour were shortlisted on the basis of past and recent performances, reported on Saturday.

The selected players include Muhammad Hafeez, Sami Aslam, Iftikhar Ahmad, Azhar Ali, Khurram Manzoor, Shan Masood, Younis Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq, Asad Shafiq, Akbar-ur-Rehman, Asif Zakir, Muhammad Amir, Rahat Ali, Imran Khan, Sohail Khan, Junaid Khan, Ehsan Adil, Sarfraz Ahmad, Muhammad Rizwan, Yasir Shah and Zulfiqar Babar.

Inzamam motivated the players by saying that boys shouldn’t be afraid of defeat as the England tour is not tough.

Talking about the injuries of national spinners Sohaib Maqsood and Yasir Shah, Chief Selector said that they both suffer minor injuries, however; bowlers would be available for the England series.

Need to promote cricket in Pakistan by improving the first class system, he added.

“It’s the start, I don’t have a magic wand,” Inzamam said. “It will take time, there will be technical things and other problems too which we have to see.

On April 19, Inzamam-ul-Haq took charge as Pakistan’s Chief Selector and vowed to improve the internal system of Pakistan Cricket Board.

He announced that Waseem Haider, Wajahat Ullah Wasti, and Tauseef Ahmed will serve as selectors along with him.

Inzamam, 46, quit his position as Afghanistan head coach to take up his new role with Pakistan, who won the 50-overs World Cup in 1992 and the T20 version in 2009.

The former right-handed batsman played 378 one-day internationals and 120 tests for Pakistan and also served as the team’s batting consultant for a brief period in 2012.



  1. Inzamam ul haque is very good select in Pakistan team
    Muje lagta hai ke Pakistan phirse purana jaisa strong ban ja yaga

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