Pakistan Test Squad: Pakistan’s quest for Test series parity in Australia heats up! Trailing 1-0, the Green Shirts have unveiled a revamped 12-man squad for the crucial second Test in Melbourne, featuring some key changes aiming to ignite a fightback.
Rizwan Replaces Sarfaraz: In a significant move, wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan replaces Sarfaraz Ahmed. While Sarfaraz struggled in the first Test and a recent warm-up game, Rizwan impressed with a half-century, earning him the nod for the pivotal clash.
Fresh Pace Injection: Pakistan bolsters their bowling attack with the inclusion of fast bowlers Hasan Ali and Mir Hamza.
Both bring experience and firepower, aiming to complement the pace spearhead Shaheen Afridi. Also read Get PTA Approved iPhone 13 Pro Max with 0% Markup
Ashraf Out: All-rounder Faheem Ashraf makes way for the pace duo, hinting at a strategy focused on aggressive, wicket-taking bowling.
Key Players Remain: Stalwarts like Imam-ul-Haq, Abdullah Shafique, Shan Masood (c), Babar Azam, Saud Shakeel, and Aamir Jamal retain their spots, providing solidity and batting firepower.
The Final XI: With a comprehensive squad assembled, the final playing XI remains under wraps, adding intrigue to the lead-up to the Test. Coach Saqlain Mushtaq and captain Babar Azam will meticulously weigh options and choose the combination best suited to exploit Australian weaknesses.
Eyes on the Prize: Pakistan enters the Melbourne Test with one goal in mind – to level the series and showcase their fighting spirit.
Expect a fiery encounter as the Green Shirts look to claw their way back and leave their mark on Australian soil. Read this Is Easypaisa Safe After Telenor’s Exit? Here’s What You Need to Know