Sunday Apr 18, 2021
Pakistan’s white-ball squad players cleared their Covid-19 tests conducted upon team arrival in Harare ahead of its three-match twenty20 international (t20I) series against Zimbabwe on Saturday.
Following the successful South Africa tour during which Pakistan team defeated the hosts in both one-day international (ODI) and T20I series, the national squad departed for Zimbabwe.
They travelled from Johannesburg to Harare on a chartered plane yesterday. The players and staff members then underwent necessary Covid-19 testing after they landed.
Pakistan and Zimbabwe will first play three T20Is on April 21, April 23 and April 25, following which the two teams will participate in two red-ball matches. The first Test will begin on April 29 while the second one will commence on May 7.
Meanwhile, the Men in Green will start their first training session on Monday.
Pakistan (T20I): Babar Azam (c), Shadab Khan, Sharjeel Khan, Mohammad Hafeez, Haider Ali, Danish Aziz, Asif Ali, Mohammad Nawaz, Faheem Ashraf, Mohamamad Wasim Jr, Mohammad Rizwan, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Hasnain, Hasan Ali, Arshad Iqbal, Usman Qadir
Zimbabwe (T20I): Sean Williams (c), Ryan Burl, Regis Chakabva, Tanaka Chivanga, Craig Ervine, Luke Jongwe, Tinashe Kamunhukamwe, Wessly Madhevere, Tadiwanashe Marumani, Wellington Masakadza, Tapiwa Mufudza, Blessing Muzarabani, Richard Ngarava, Brendan Taylor, Donald Tiripano.
Pakistan (Test): Babar Azam(c), Imran Butt, Abid Ali, Abdullah Shafique, Azhar Ali, Fawad Alam, Saud Shakeel, Agha Salman, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Tabish Khan, Hasan Ali, Shahnawaz Dahani, Nauman Ali, Zahid Mehmood, Sajid Khan