Pakistan Test cricketers off to Bangladesh for two-match series
Players at the airport.
After landing in Dhaka, the cricketers will spend a day in isolation as part of Covid-19 guidelines. Later, they will join their teammates in the practice session.
The first Test will start on November 26 in Chittagong and the second will on December 4.
Earlier, on November 15, the PCB announced the Test squad for the series against Bangladesh. The line-up includes opener Imam-ul-Haq, middle-order batter Kamran Ghulam and off-spinner Bilal Asif. These players will replace Haris Rauf, Imran Butt, Shahnawaz Dahani and Yasir Shah, who were part of the 21-player side that toured West Indies in July/August.
Babar Azam (captain), Mohammad Rizwan (vice-captain), Abdullah Shafique, Abid Ali, Azhar Ali, Bilal Asif, Faheem Ashraf, Fawad Alam, Hasan Ali, Imam-ul-Haq, Kamran Ghulam, Mohammad Abbas, Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, Nauman Ali, Sajid Khan, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Saud Shakeel, Shaheen Shah Afridi, and Zahid Mahmood.