All players in squad for Zimbabwe series pass fitness test: Micky Arthur


LAHORE: All Pakistani players in the squad for Zimbabwe series have passed the fitness test conducted at Gaddafi Stadium Lahore on Monday.

Head coach Micky Arthur said that he is very pleased with the result of the fitness test. “We have tried to create a benchmark and develop a fitness culture in recent months & it is paying off,” Arthur added.

On June 22, the National Selection Committee headed by Inzamam ul Haq after consultation with Captain Sarfraz Ahmed and Head Coach Mickey Arthur has announced the 15-member T20 squad for the triangular series featuring Australia, Zimbabwe and Pakistan, and 15-member ODI squad for the five-match ODI series against Zimbabwe, according to the PCB website.

The triangular series will take place from July 1 to July 8, 2018, whereas the five-match ODI series against Zimbabwe will commence from July 13, 2018. The ODIs have been scheduled at Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo on July 13, 16, 18, 20 and 22, 2018, respectively.

T-20 squad for Triangular Series

  1. Fakhar Zaman
  2. Muhammad Hafeez
  3. Shoaib Malik
  4. Asif Ali
  5. Hussain Talat
  6. Sarfraz Ahmad (Captain – WK)
  7. Harris Sohail
  8. Shadab Khan
  9. Muhammad Nawaz
  10. Faheem Ashraf
  11. Hassan Ali
  12. Muhammad Amir
  13. Usman Khan Shinwari
  14. Shaheen Shah Afridi
  15. Sahibzada Farhan

ODI Squad

  1. Fakhar Zaman
  2. Imam ul Haq
  3. Muhammad Hafeez
  4. Shoaib Malik
  5. Baber Azam (Subject to Fitness)
  6. Asif Ali
  7. Sarfraz Ahmed (Captain – WK)
  8. Muhammad Nawaz
  9. Shadab Khan
  10. Faheem Ashraf
  11. Muhammad Amir
  12. Junaid Khan
  13. Usman Khan Shinwari
  14. Yasir Shah
  15. Hassan Ali
  16. Harris Sohail