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Shaheen Shah Afridi named vice-captain for Australia Test series news update

Shaheen Shah Afridi named vice-captain for Australia Test series news update

Shaheen Shah Afridi named vice-captain for Australia Test series news update,

Fast Bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi:

Shaheen has been appointed as the vice-captain for the Test series against AUS.

Afridi will be Shaan Masood’s deputy on the Australia tour.

Shaheen Afridi has represented Pakistan in 27 Test matches and picked 105,

Wickets at an impressive average of 25.58, including four Five-wicket hauls and one ten-wicket Haul.

Shaheen Afridi:

Shaheen Has also featured in 53 ODIs and 52 T20Is for the Pakistan team, Picking 104 and 64 Wickets respectively.

Pakistan announced their playing XI for the first Test of the three-match Test series against AUS, which is scheduled to be played at Perth Stadium from tomorrow.

The Lineup Features Pakistan:

The lineup features Pakistan captain Shan Masood, Imam-ul-Haq, Abdullah Shafique, Babar, Saud, Sarfaraz, Salman Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Aamir Jamal, Shaheen Shah Afridi, and Khurram Shahzad.

This match will be Shan’s first match as the captain after being appointed.

The Test captain last month following Babar’sAzam’s resignation as captain.

All-rounder Aamir and pace bowler Khurram Shahzad will make their Test debuts against AUS.

Quaid-e-Azam Trophy 2023-24:

Khurram Shahzad was the Highest wicket-taker of Quaid-e-Azam Trophy 2023-24 with 36 wickets in eight matches at an average of 20.31 and Picked up 13 Wickets at 16.62 in the recently concluded PAK Cup.

All-rounder Aamir Jamal has previously represented Pakistan in four T20 matches.

Pakistan Playing XI for the first Test

Shan Masood (c), Imam-ul-Haq, Abdullah Shafique, Babar Azam, Saud Shakeel, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Salman Ali Agha, Faheem Ashraf, Aamir Jamal, Shaheen Shah Afridi, and Khurram Shahzad.

Australia Playing XI For the First Test

Pat Cummins (c), Warner, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith, Travis Head, Mitch Marsh, Alex Carey, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, J Hazlewood

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