Yasir Shah: Pakistani leg-spinner Yasir Shah has returned to the national team. Actually, the Pakistani team will go on a tour of Sri Lanka. The visiting team will play 2 test matches on this tour. 36-year-old leg-spinner Yasir Shah has been included in the 18-man squad. Its all-rounder Mohammad Nawaz has also been included in the team. Earlier, all-rounder Mohammad Nawaz was included in the series against Australia, but he could not play in that series due to injury. At the same time, uncapped player Salman Ali Agha has also been included.
Yasir Shah returns to Pakistan team
Yasir Shah played his last Test in August 2021. Pakistan had won the series in the year 2015 on Sri Lankan soil. Yasir Shah performed brilliantly in that series. He took 24 wickets at an average of 19.33 in that series against Sri Lanka. Pakistan’s chief selector Mohammad Wasim said that the return of Yasir Shah has strengthened our spin bowling. He proved to be a match winner for us on the last tour of Sri Lanka.
Pakistan team for Sri Lanka tour
Babar Azam (captain), Mohammad Rizwan (vice captain), Abdullah Shafiq, Azhar Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Fawad Alam, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Nawaz, Numan Ali, Salman Ali Agha, Sarfaraz Ahmed (wk) , Saud Shakeel, Shaheen Afridi, Shan Masood, Yasir Shah
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