The names of 15 Pakistan Shaheens players for five T20 matches have been announced.
The 10 cricketers in the national T20 squad against New Zealand will reach Hamilton from the tricolor on December 23 and join the Pakistan Shaheens, including Haider Ali, Khushdal Shah, Mohammad Hasnain, Haris Rauf, Usman Qadir, Musa Khan, Wahab Riaz. Iftikhar Ahmed, Abdullah Shafiq, and Hussain Talat.
Full Team Squad
Rohail Nazir (captain, wicketkeeper), Haider Ali, Zeeshan Malik, Emad Butt, Zafar Gohar, Danish Aziz, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdal Shah, Hussain Talat, Muhammad Hasnain, Haris Rauf, Usman Qadir, Wahab Riaz, Musa in Pakistan Shaheens. Khan and Abdullah Shafiq.
Fast bowler Harris Rauf will leave for Australia on January 6 at the end of the series to be available to the Melbourne Stars in the Big Bash League.
The schedule of Pakistan Shaheen’s matches is as follows.
December 27: Pakistan Shaheens first T20 match, Northern Knights at Hamilton
December 29: Pakistan Shaheens’ second T20 match against Wellington Firebirds at Wellington
January 01: Pakistan Shaheens’ third T20 match, Canterbury at Lincoln
January 3: Pakistan Shaheens’ fourth T20 match, vs New Zealand XI, at Lincoln
January 5: Pakistan Shaheens play their fifth T20 match against New Zealand XI at Lincoln.
The Pakistan Shaheens squad will leave for Pakistan on January 7, while the national Test squad will leave for Pakistan on January 9.