Lahore: The 17-member national squad for the second Test match against South Africa remains intact.
The selectors of the national cricket team have announced a 17-member national Test squad for the second Test match against South Africa. The 17-member squad announced for the Karachi Test has been retained for the second Test. The last match of the two-Test series between the two teams will start on February 4 at the Pindi Cricket Stadium in Rawalpindi. The captains of the national cricket team will now select the playing XI for the match in consultation with the head coach.
Squad consisting of 17 players:
Openers: Abid Ali (Central Punjab) and Imran Butt (Balochistan)
Middle-order batsmen: Azhar Ali (Central Punjab), Babar Azam (Captain, Central Punjab), Fawad Alam (Sindh) and Saud Shakeel (Sindh)
All-rounders: Faheem Ashraf (Central Punjab) and Muhammad Nawaz (Northern)
Wicketkeepers: Mohammad Rizwan (Vice Captain, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) and Sarfraz Ahmed (Sindh)
Spinners. Noman Ali (Northern), Sajid Khan (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) and Yasir Shah (Balochistan)
Fast bowlers: Haris Rauf (Northern), Hassan Ali (Central Punjab), Shaheen Shah Afridi (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), and Tabish Khan (Sindh).