Pakistan Test Squad Update vs Sri Lanka 2017
Pakistan has played 412 Test matches, with winning 132, losing 122 and drawing 158. The team has the third-best win/loss ratio in Test cricket of 1.10, and the fourth-best overall win percentage of 32.19%.Pakistan was given Test status on 28 July 1952, following a recommendation by India, and made its Test debut against India at Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, Delhi, in October 1952, with India winning by an innings and 70 runs.In the 1930s and 40s, several Pakistani Test players had played Test cricket for the Indian cricket team before the creation of Pakistan in 1947.
As of 10 October 2017, the Pakistani cricket team is ranked seventh in Test.
Pakistan Test Squad latest updates 2017
Azhar Ali,Sami Aslam, Asad Shafiq, Sarfraz Ahmed, Mohammad Aamer, Hasan Ali, Usman Salahuddin, Shan Masood, Babar Azam, Haris Sohail, Yasir Shah, Mohammad Abbas, Wahab Riaz, Bilal Asif, Mir Hamza.
Pakistan Cricket team players reached the UAE on Sunday, where they are to play the series against Sri Lanka.
Pakistan Test Squad team reached in Dubai via Emirates flight 623 and were welcomed by cricket lover from various countries who took photos with the cricketers.The team consists of 16 players and nine officials.The first Test starts in Abu Dhabi on Thursday (Sept 28). The second Test — a day-night affair — will be played in Dubai from October 6.
The two teams will also play five one-day internationals and three Twenty20s, the last of which is scheduled to be in Lahore on October 29.
Leg-spinner Yasir Shah, who put to rest fitness concerns after he nailed the tests, was selected in the squad, along with Azhar Ali, who has been struggling with a troubled knee but was cleared to play with the help of injections.
Five uncapped players in Pakistan squad for Sri Lanka Tests Assistant Coach Pakistan Cricket team said that the team would rest today and would do the first practice session tomorrow morning at Abu Dhabi cricket stadium.Operations Manager Abu Dhabi Cricket Shahnawaz Hakeem said that Sheikh Zayed cricket stadium was ready to host Pakistan and Sri Lanka.Shahnawaz proudly stated that the stadium was prepared to host five out of the total 11 upcoming matches between Pakistan and Sri Lanka over the months of September and October — and tickets for the games are now on sale.
Sarfraz Ahmed, already leading Pakistan in ODI and T20 internationals, will lead the Test side for the first time.
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