Friday 11 January 2013 

Pakistan Name Test Squad To Tour South Africa

Pakistan Name Test Squad To Tour South Africa
Pakistan Name Test Squad To Tour South Africa
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Pakistan have named a 16-man squad for their three-Test series in South Africa which gets underway in February.

Nasir Jamshed and Mohammad Irfan have been added to the squad after a series of impressive performances in the recent One-Day International series win over India.

Uncapped fast bowler Ehsan Adil and batsman Haris Sohail are also included while wicket-keeper Sarfraz Ahmed has been recalled to replace Adnan Akmal as wicket-keeper.

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Misbah-ul-Haq has been retained as captain as Aizaz Cheema, Mohammad Sami, Mohammad Ayub and Afaq Raheem also miss out from the squad that toured Sri Lanka in June and July.

The first Test in South Africa begins on 1st February in Johannesburg before the series moves on to Cape Town (14th February) and Centurion Park (22nd February).

Pakistan Test squad: Misbah-ul-Haq (captain), Mohammad Hafeez, Taufeeq Umar, Nasir Jamshed, Azhar Ali, Asad Shafiq, Younus Khan, Haris Sohail, Faisal Iqbal, Sarfraz Ahmed, Umar Gul, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Irfan, Ehsan Adil, Saeed Ajmal, Abdur Rehman

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