Pakistan cricket team squad for the series against South Africa in UAE is available over here. The Pakistan vs South Africa series has been announced to begin from 14th October, 2013 which will include two Test, five One Day International (ODI) and two T20 Internationals.
South Africa has already announced their team squad for the Test and ODI series while the team squad for the T20 matches will be announced after Champions League T20 completion. Pakistan is currently playing a series against Zimbabwe in which they have performed well. Pakistan has already won both T20 and ODI series along with the first Test. So it is expected that Pakistan team that will travel to United Arab Emirates (UAE) in October, 2013 for the series against South Africa will be quite similar to the current squad.
The Pakistan cricket selection committee has finalized a 12 member team for the Test series against S. Africa here on Saturday.3 names would be announced after the 3 day warm up game against S.Africa.According to sources Misbah ul Haq has been retained as captain where as Mohammad Hafeez has been dropped from the Test team.
The Pakistan has announced the country’s ‘A’ team and probables for the upcoming Test series of South Africa.
The preparatory camp for the series will be held from 30 September till 6 October. All probables for the Pakistan Test Team and the players selected in the Pakistan ‘A’ Team will participate in the camp. A three day practice game will be played on 2,3 and 4, October between two teams, one captained by Misbah ul Haq and the other by Umar Amin.
The Pakistan ‘A’ Team will depart on the October 5 . The Pakistan squad for the first Test will be announced later. Misbah ul Haq has been retained as Captain. Pakistan looked set to ploy a spin-dominated attack against South Africa with the inclusion of 34-year-old left-armer Zulfiqar Babar, Saeed Ajmal and Abdul Rehman. Umar Amin, 24, was also recalled after failing to impress in four Tests in 2010. He will lead Pakistan ‘A’ in the practice match.
Probables for Camp:
Shaan Masood, Khurram Manzoor, Sohaib Maqsood, Younis Khan, Misba ul Haq, Faisal iqbal, Adnan Akmal (wk), Abdul Rehman, Usman Qadir, Junaid Khan, Rahat Ali, Wahab Riaz, Ahmed Shehzad, Muhammad Hafeez.
Pakistan ‘A’ Team:
Shaan Masood, Ahmad Shehzad, Azhar Ali, Umar Amin (Capitan), Faisal Iqbal, Asad Shahiq, Ehsan Adil, Ahmad Jamal, Akber-ur-Rehman, Usman Qadir, Yasir Shah, Sohaib Maqsood, Aizaz Cheema, Imran Khan, Muhammad Rizwan (wk).
Pakistan Test Squad Final 12th Man List:
Squad: Misbah-ul Haq (capt), Khurram Manzoor, Azhar Ali, Younis Khan, Umar Amin, Adnan Akmal, Saeed Ajmal, Zulfiqar Babar, Abdul Rehman, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Irfan, Rahat Ali.
Pakistan team squad for South Africa in UAE series 2013# (expected):
Misbah-ul-Haq (capt), Mohammad Hafeez, Younis Khan, Faisal Iqbal, Shan Masood, Asad Shafiq, Khurram Manzoor, Adnan Akmal (wk), Azhar Ali, Abdul Rehman, Rahat Ali, Junaid Khan, Wahab Riaz, Saeed Ajmal, Ehsan Adil
One Day International (ODI) Squad:
Misbah-ul-Haq (captain), Mohammad Hafeez, Ahmed Shahzad, Umar Akmal, Asad Shafiq, Umar Amin, Sarfraz Ahmed (wk), Shahid Afridi, Haris Sohail, Mohammad Irfan, Saeed Ajmal, Asad Ali, Anwar Ali, Junaid Khan, Abdul Rehman
Mohammad Hafeez (captain), Umar Akmal, Ahmed Shahzad, Shahid Afridi, Umar Amin, Sarfraz Ahmed, Sohaib Maqsood, Asad Al, Mohammad Irfan, Saeed Ajmal, Junaid Khan, Sohail Tanvir, Zulfiqar Babar, Anwar Ali, Haris Sohail
Remember that this is the expected team squad for the tour as no official announcement has been made yet by the Pakistan cricket board (PCB). So we suggest that you keep visiting us as the officially announced squad will be uploaded here immediately after its declaration.