Thursday 28 July 2011 

Misbah To Captain Pakistan In Zimbabwe

Misbah To Captain Pakistan In Zimbabwe
Misbah To Captain Pakistan In Zimbabwe
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Pakistan have named their squad to tour Zimbabwe for one Test, three One-Day Internationals and two Twenty20 Internationals in September.

Experienced batsman Misbah-ul-Haq will lead the 16-man squad which includes three uncapped players - Ramiz Raja, Yasir Shah and Aizaz Cheema.

Experienced fast bowlers Umar Gul and Wahab Riaz have been rested for the tour, which begins with a warm-up match on 28th August.

Left-arm spinne Abdur Rehman is also given a rest as leg-spinner Yasir gets a chance to impress following a fine domestic season.

Batsman Raja and fast bowler Cheema have also been selected on the back of strong form while missing out from those who toured the West Indies are Tanvir Ahmed, Mohammad Salman and Ahmed Shehzad.

Sohail Tanvir, Adnan Akmal and Imran Farhat have been recalled.

Pakistan squad to tour Zimbabwe: Misbah-ul-Haq (captain), Adnan Akmal, Asad Shafiq, Aizaz Cheema, Azhar Ali, Imran Farhat, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Hafeez, Ramiz Raja, Saeed Ajmal, Sohail Khan, Sohail Tanvir, Taufeeq Umar, Umar Akmal, Yasir Shah, Younus Khan

Tour Schedule

01 Sep 2011 Only Test Zimbabwe v Pakistan Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo
08 Sep 2011 1st ODI Zimbabwe v Pakistan Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo
11 Sep 2011 2nd ODI Zimbabwe v Pakistan Harare Sports Club
14 Sep 2011 3rd ODI Zimbabwe v Pakistan Harare Sports Club
16 Sep 2011 1st Twenty20 Zimbabwe v Pakistan Harare Sports Club
18 Sep 2011 2nd Twenty20 Zimbabwe v Pakistan Harare Sports Club

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