Junaid Khan will lead the Pakistan against England Lions, Pakistan quick bowler Junaid Khan will lead the Pakistan “A” side in the up and coming informal five-match T20 arrangement against England Lions planned to be played in Dubai in December.
The 25-year-old, who has a noteworthy 71 and 78 Test and ODI wickets individually, last included for Pakistan in a Test match against Sri Lanka in Colombo in June this year.
Junaid Khan will lead the Pakistan against England Lions
The matches are planned to be played on December 7, 10, 11, 13 and 16 at the ICC Cricket Academy ground, as per a media discharge.
Director PCB Shaharyar Khan affirmed the squad for the arrangement at the suggestion of the choice board of trustees headed by Haroon Rasheed.
Rasheed said the group has been chosen remembering the expected ICC World T20, to be held in March 2016 in India.
“Every one of the players are completely fit for clearing themselves well in this arrangement and have been performing admirably for a long while,” he said.
He said following this would be the last open door before the T20 World Cup to observe the capability of these players to demonstrate their backbone for the determination in the national T20 squad for the forthcoming visits and the World Cup.
“The determination panel would be having a nearby take a gander at the execution of each of the players amid the five-match arrangement against England Lions in the UAE,” he said.
Prior Pakistan T20 captain Shahid Afridi likewise uncovered that he will be speaking to the Pakistan “A” side in the informal T20 arrangement.
“I will be including for the Pakistan “A” side which will play England Lions. I think this arrangement will likewise offer us some assistance with picking any new confronts if necessary,” said the swashbuckling all-rounder.
Pakistan “A” squad: Junaid Khan (skipper), Sharjeel Khan, Fakhar Zaman, Shahzeb Hasan, Iftikhar Ahmed, Sohaib Maqsood, Mohammad Nawaz, Bilal Asif, Babar Azam, Saifulah Bangash (wicketkeeper), Kashif Bhatti, Amir Yamin, Saad Nasim, , Mir Hamza, Ziaul Haq and Ruman Raees.