LAHORE: Chief Selector Inzimam ul Haq while announcing 21 probable names for Pakistan’s Test series against England, stated that the selection committee has not announced premier fast bowler Wahab Riaz’s name as yet.
“We haven’t announced Wahab’s name but if he is selected in the squad, then he will join us from England,” said Inzimam while speaking to local media in Lahore.
He further stated that Yasir Shah’s inclusion in Test is subjected to his fitness, however doctors have given positive response about him.
“About Yasir Shah, we have spoken to the doctors and they say he can take part in the Skills Camp failing which he will be totally fit in 7-8 days,” Inzimam said.
He was all praise about young lad Saud Shakeel Khan who has been in under-19 squad and said “I really like the look of Saud Shakeel who has been in our U19 squad and we are giving some opportunities to youngsters.”
Earlier today, chef selector announced 21 probable names for Eng;and Test series out of 35-member training camp.
Names are given below.
Openers: Mohammad Hafeez (subject to fitness), Sami Aslam, Shan Masood, Khurram Manzoor
Middle-order: Azhar Ali, Younis Khan, Misbah ul Haq, Asad Shafiq, Iftikhar Ahmed, Asif Zakir, Akbar ur Rehman
Fast bowlers: Mohammad Amir, Rahat Ali, Imran Khan, Sohail Khan, Junaid Khan, Ehsan Adil, Wahab Riaz (subject to selection)
Spinners: Yasir Shah (subject to fitness), Zulfiqar Babar
Wicketkeepers: Sarfraz Ahmed, Mohammad Rizwan