Pakistan is likely to announce the squad in a day or two, sources say

West Indian skipper Pollard (left) and Pakistan captain Babar Azam (right). Photo: AFP
  • Hafeez, Malik is unlikely to be selected for the West Indies home series, sources say.
  • Pakistan will play 3 ODIs, 3 T20Is against the Caribbean starting on 9 December.
  • Sarfaraz, Imad Wasim to rest for the West Indies series, sources reveal.

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is expected to announce the squad for the upcoming home series against the Caribbean in a day or two, sources revealed on Tuesday.

Cricketers who will be selected for the white ball series arrive in Karachi on December 9th. After isolating themselves for a day and testing for coronavirus, players will resume training for the home series, sources confirmed.

Pakistan is scheduled to play three ODIs and an equal number of T20Is against the West Indies. Veterans Shoaib Malik and Mohammad Hafeez will not be included in the squad, sources revealed, adding that it is likely that Imad Wasim and former captain Sarfaraz Ahmed will also be rested for the home series.

Fast bowler Mohammad Hasnain, who was dropped for the T20 World Cup, is likely to be selected for the white-ball series, sources revealed.

Time schedule

December 9 – Caribbean arrival in Karachi

December 13 – 1. T20I, Karachi

December 14 – 2nd T20I, Karachi

December 16 – 3. T20I, Karachi

December 18 – 1st ODI, Karachi

December 20 – 2nd ODI, Karachi

December 22 – 3. ODI, Karachi

Dec 23 – Departure

The West Indies announce the squad for the white ball series against Pakistan

A few days earlier, the West Indies announced their full squad for the T20 and ODI series against Pakistan.

Full team

One-Day Internationals

Kieron Pollard (captain)

Shai Hope (Vice-Captain)

Darren Bravo

Shamarh Brooks

Roston Chase

Justin Greaves

Akeal Hosein

Alzarri Joseph

Gudakesh Motion

Andersen Philip

Nicholas Pooran

Raymon Moder

Romario Shepherd

Odean Smith

Hayden Walsh Jr.

T20 International

Kieron Pollard (captain)

Nicholas Pooran (Vice-Captain)

Darren Bravo

Roston Chase

Sheldon Cottrell

Dominic Drakes

Shai Hope

Akeal Hosein

Brandon King

Kyle Mayers

Gudakesh Motion

Romario Shepherd

Odean Smith

Oshane Thomas

Hayden Walsh Jr.

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