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Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka: Vistors name strong squad for Sri Lanka Tests, Yasir Shah returns as Babar Azam 7 Co set to play 2 Tests in July – Check full squad

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Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka: Leg-spinner Yasir Shah marks his return to the national men’s side as chief selector Muhammad Wasim today announced an 18-member squad for next month’s two-match Test series against Sri Lanka. Follow PAK vs SL updates on InsideSport.IN

Yasir was instrumental in Pakistan’s 2-1 victory over Sri Lanka on their last tour of the island in 2015, snaring 24 wickets at 19.33. He comes back into the side after regaining full fitness. Yasir played his 46th and last Test, to date, against the West Indies in August 2021.

Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka: Vistors name strong squad for Sri Lanka Tests, Yasir Shah returns as Babar Azam 7 Co set to play 2 Tests in July – Check full squad

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Salman Ali Agha, who has scored 4,224 runs and taken 88 wickets in first-class, is another addition to the squad.

Mohammad Nawaz is the third player to be recalled. He was named in the squad for Australia Tests but was withdrawn due to injury.

The squad named for the latest ICC World Test Championship fixtures include three openers, four middle-order batters, three all-rounders, two wicketkeepers, two spinners and four fast bowlers.

Pakistan squad for Sri Lanka Tests: Babar Azam (captain), Mohammad Rizwan (vice-captain, wicketkeeper), Abdullah Shafique, Azhar Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Fawad Alam, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, Nauman Ali, Salman Ali Agha, Sarfaraz Ahmed (wicketkeeper), Saud Shakeel, Shaheen Afridi, Shan Masood and Yasir Shah

Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka: Vistors name strong squad for Sri Lanka Tests, Yasir Shah returns as Babar Azam 7 Co set to play 2 Tests in July – Check full squad

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