On Friday, the Chief Selector of National team, Muhammad Wasim announced the team for the home series against South Africa. Before announcing the team he mentioned that domestic performances were given preference while selecting the team.
Kamran Ghulam, the highest run-scorer in the recently concluded Quaid-e-Azam Trophy has been selected. Hasan Ali has made a comeback after a long absence. He last played for Pakistan in June 2019. The notable exclusions include Muhammad Abbas, Naseem Shah and Shadab Khan. Uncapped Abdullah Shafique, Agha Salman,
Pakistan Squad for South African series:
Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (vc), Abid Ali, Imran Butt, Azhar Ali, Fawad Alam, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Faheem Ashraf, Yasir Shah, Shaheen Afridi, Abdullah Shafique, Agha Salman, Saud Shakeel, Kamran Ghulam, Mohammad Nawaz, Nauman Ali, Sajid, Khan, Hasan Ali, Haris Rauf, Tabish Khan.