After wining the T20 series from West Indies Pakistani team is starts training for the Test series today, (4th April 2017). two senior players Misbah Ul Haq and Younis Khan along with 11 other players will be training in the camp at Gaddafi Stadium.
Younis Khan has played 115 test matches and he needs only 23 runs to complete his 10,000. he will become the Pakistan’s first player to complete 10,000 runs in the test matches. He will play 3 test matches in the Upcoming series in which it is likely to say that he will achieve his target.
While Misbah has played 72 matches in which he needs 49 runs to complete his 5,000 runs in the test cricket matches.
Azhar ali lost his place in the ODi side, he has scored 4,707 runs in 57 matches and he is also included in the list of the players for training. He has an average of 47.07 runs.
Shan Masood and Sami Aslam are the two openers of Pakistan, they are also invited in the camp besides Azhar.
Middle order batsman usman Salahuddin has also been in the list who played two ODi’s six years ago. Asad shafiq is likely seen to make his way in ODI cricket and he is also in the lisst.
Yasir is included i the list, Sohail Khan was declared as the best bowler of PSL but unfortunately he was not selected in the list of ODI and T20 series but he is called for the camp for test matches.
Another test fast bowler Rahat Ali and Muhammad Abbas are called for the camp.
Abbas has shown good performances on the domestic level cricket with 57 matches, he got 44 wickets with average of 22.45. Another left-arm spinner Khalid Usman and little known Asad Raza make their way to the list of players in the camp.
The camp will close on end of April 7, squad for the three test cricket matches will be announced on 22 April, against West Indies.