LAHORE (Dunya News) – Eleven members of Pakistan Test team left Lahore to join squad in Harare, Zimbabwe in the wee hours of Wednesday, Dunya News reported.
The eleven players left for Harare via Dubai to join the team for two-test series against Zimbabwe. Pakistan will play two Test matches – from April 29 to May 3 and from May 7 to 11 – against Zimbabwe.
The players include Azhar Ali, Abid Ali, Imran Butt, Fawad Alam, Salman Ali Agha, Saud Shakil, Shahnawaz Dhani, Tabish Khan, Nauman Ali, Sajid Khan and Zahid Mahmood. The players will be tested for COVID-19 on reaching Harare.
Meanwhile, the first Twenty20 International of the three-match series between Pakistan and Zimbabwe will be played in Harare today (Wednesday). The match will start at 2:00pm (PST).
Pakistan and Zimbabwe have played 14 T20Is against each other, with Pakistan winning all 14. Babar Azam needs 60 runs to reach 2000 T20I runs. If he gets there in any of his next six innings, he will become the fastest player to the milestone, ahead of Virat Kohli s 56 innings.