PCB to announce 16 player test squad for Sri Lanka series

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is to declare 16-men national squad today for two test-matches series against Sri Lanka in United Arab Emirates (UAE) this month. The two teams will bolt horns on September 28 in UAE.

As indicated by sources, two Pakistani batsmen Mohammad Rizwan and Ahmad Shehzad are probably going to be dropped from the test squad. According to the sources, Chief Selector Inzamamul Haq appears to be content with wellness of test opener Azhar Ali though leg spinner Yasir Shah has still to overcome issues identifying with his health for the forthcoming occasion. Azhar Ali had endured knee damage and he was seen performing light activities alongside other cooperative person amid preparing camp at Gaddafi stadium prior this week.

In the meantime, quick bowler Mohammad Amir, Hassan Ali, Mohammad Abbas, Wahab Riaz, and Mir Hamza have just been affirmed for the squad.

Not long after the declaration of 16-men squad, the players are relied upon to leave for UAE today. Prior this week, the national cricket preparing camp had started at the Gaddafi Stadium.

The players experienced a physical instructional course. The first Test amongst Pakistan and Sri Lanka will be held in Abu Dhabi on September 28.