Saud Shakeel Named Captain of Pakistan Shaheens for Sri Lanka Tour

Saud Shakeel Named Captain of Pakistan Shaheens for Sri Lanka Tour:

Emerging Middle order batsmen, Saud Shakeel has been named the captain of Pakistan Shaheens for their tour of Sri Lanka. The tour is comprised of 2 four-day games and 3 50-over games. Along with Saud, many other cricketers who have represented Pakistan at the International level. Abdullah Shafique, Haider Ali, Naseem Shah, Usman Salahuddin and Zahid Mahmood are part of this tour.

Chief Selector Muhammad Wasim said that:

“This squad has an average age of under 22 and includes players who have either been part of national squads or are on the verge of breaking into international cricket. The Sri Lanka tour will allow these exceptional cricketers to refine and polish their talents in preparation for international competition.”

Complete squad of Pakistan Shaheens is as follows:

Saud Shakeel (CAP) – both formats

Haider Ali (VC) – both formats

Abbas Afridi – 50 Overs

Abdullah Shafique – both formats

Abrar Ahmed – both formats

Ahmed Safi Abdullah – 4 Day

Akif Javed – 50 Overs

Arshad Iqbal – both formats

Irfanullah Shah – both formats

Kamran Ghulam – both formats

Khurram Shahzad – both formats

Mohammad Haris – both formats

Naseem Shah – both formats

Omair Bin Yousuf – 4 Day

Qasim Akram – both formats

Salman Ali Agha – both formats

Salman Khan – both formats

Usman Salahuddin – 4 Day

Zahid Mahmood – both formats

Tour schedule:

21 Oct – departure for Kandy
28-31 Oct – 1st four-day match, Kandy
4-7 Nov – 2nd four-day match, Kandy
10 Nov – 1st 50-over match, Colombo
12 Nov – 2nd 50-over match, Colombo
14 Nov – 3rd 50-over match, Colombo

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