Pakistan’s grooming cricket player, Shadab Khan, who is turning out to be a perfect all-rounder along with his leg-spin and googly skills, is likely to miss the first ODI against Zimbabwe that is subjected to be played on Friday.
The news has not been formally posted but some of the sources have revealed his injury he has sustained on his leg and also missed the inter-squad practice session.
Shadab Khan to miss the first ODI against Zimbabwe
Pakistan vs Zimbabwe series is to be lighted by 30th October and the devotees are super excited to testify another international series in their backyard. Both sides have exposed their 20-22 member squads out of which their playing XI will be extracted on the match days.
Squad for Pakistan: Babar Azam (C), Abdullah Shafique, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Hafeez, Haider Ali, Khushdil Shah, Iftikhar Ahmed, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Sohail, Abid Ali, Mohammad Rizwan, Rohail Nazir, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Zafar Gohar, Usman Qadir, Faheem Ashraf, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Wahab Riaz, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Hasnain, Musa Khan
Squad for Zimbabwe: Chamu Chibhabha (c), Faraz Akram, Ryan Burl, Brian Chari, Tendai Chatara, Elton Chigumbura, Tendai Chisoro, Craig Ervine, Tinashe Kamunhukamwe, Wessely Madhevere, Wellington Masakadza, Carl Mumba, Richmond Mutumbami, Blessing Muzarabani, Richard Ngarava, Sikandar Raza, Milton Shumba, Brendan Taylor, Donald Tiripano, Sean Williams
It is to be noted that the playing XIs will be chosen later from Pakistan’s 22-member and Zimbabwe’s 20-member squads respectively. Here is the schedule for a three-match T20I and ODI series to be winded up at Rawalpindi and Lahore respectively.
20 Oct – Zimbabwe arrival in Islamabad
21-27 Oct – Isolation period & practice
28-29 Oct – Practice at Pindi Cricket Stadium
30 Oct – 1st ODI, Pindi Cricket Stadium
1 Nov – 2nd ODI, Pindi Cricket Stadium
3 Nov – 3rd ODI Pindi Cricket Stadium
4 Nov – Travel to Lahore
5-6 Nov – Practice at Gaddafi Stadium
7 Nov – 1st T20I Gaddafi Stadium
8 Nov – 2nd T20I, Gaddafi Stadium
10 Nov – 3rd T20I, Gaddafi Stadium
12 Nov – Zimbabwe departure for Harare