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PCB announces team for Bangladesh tour


Lahore – The Team Pakistan will reach Bangladesh on April 13, and the first One Day International will be played on April 17. Many young players introduces in the team. Senior players extolled the changes.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced the schedule and squad for the Pakistan’s tour to Bangladesh. The Team Pakistan will play 3 One Day Internationals, one T20 match and 2 Test matches in the bilateral cricket series with Bangladesh.The series will start on 17th of April, where first One Day International will be played in Mirpur. The One Day matches will be followed by the only T20 match of the series which will be played on 24th April.
There are two Test matches in the series; the first Test match will be played from 28th April to May 02 in the Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium Mirpur. While the second Test is scheduled from May 06 to May 10 in the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium Chittagong.
Many changes are made in the Team Squad for the Bangladesh Tour. Umar Akmal and Nasir Jamshed are dropped from the team owing to their bad performance. Shahid Afridi and Misbah-ul-Haq will no more be the part of the team due to their retirement. Muhammad Irfan is also not included in the squad for their injuries.
Chief Selector, Haroon Rasheed, while talking to media said that, Ahmad Shahzad is not the part of the Team Pakistan in the Bangladesh Tour. He said that Ahmad Shahzad needs to show some maturity in his batting and behaviour.
While, on the other hand, left arm pacer Junaid Khan made their way in the team. Besides, Muhammad Hafeez and Saeed Ajmal and Fawad Alam will also be the part of the team.
Yasir Shah, Sohail Khan and Ihsan Adil are also the part of the team.
Muhammad Yousuf, while praising the selection of team in all formats of the game said that PCB has come up with the surprising selection. He backed the selection committee and said that these are very positive changes made by PCB. – PakistanTribeCom


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