Pakistan have recalled offspinner Bilal Asif into their Examination squad, in a bid to counter what is expected to be a still left-hander weighty Bangladesh line-up, for the initial sport in Rawalpindi. Seam-bowling allrounder Faheem Ashraf also returned to the squad just after getting been overlooked for the team’s most modern Examination series at property from Sri Lanka.
Both equally Asif and Ashraf were not section of the Examination squad that toured Australia in 2019 either, but have now designed comebacks in area of still left-arm fingerspinner Kashif Bhatti and still left-arm rapid Usman Shinwari. Asif was the next-maximum wicket-taker in the Quaid-e-Azam trophy, with 43 strikes in nine video games, in Central Punjab’s operate to the title. Meanwhile, Ashraf, his Central Punjab group-mate, experienced taken 8 wickets in a few video games in addition to 118 operates at an ordinary of fifty nine and strike charge of 90.07.
ALSO Study: Who is Bilal Asif?
An offspinner, who can transform the ball sharply and make excess bounce, Asif has performed 5 Exams so considerably, collecting sixteen wickets, like a six-wicket haul on debut from Australia in Dubai in 2018.
Squad: Azhar Ali (capt), Abid Ali, Imam-ul-Haq, Shan Masood, Babar Azam, Asad Shafiq, Harris Sohail, Fawad Alam, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Yasir Shah, Imran Khan, Mohammad Abbas, Shaheen Afridi, Bilal Asif, Naseem Shah, Faheem Ashraf
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