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Pakistan squad to depart from Dubai to Bangladesh for upcoming tour
Pakistan will leave Dubai tonight for upcoming Bangladesh tour which starts in Dhaka from November 19
By Web Desk

November 12, 2021

The Pakistan cricket team will leave Dubai for Bangladesh tonight for the upcoming T20 and Test series starting in Dhaka from November 19.

Captain Babar Azam and all-rounder Shoaib Malik will join the squad in Bangladesh on November 16, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said in a statement after the T20 World Cup Semi-final on Thursday.


The PCB has announced the team for the Bangladesh series retaining the squad that played the ICC T20 World Cup, except for Mohammad Hafeez who requested the team management to be left out, allowing opportunities for young players to participate.

Hafeez is the second-longest serving cricketer in the current Pakistan squad after Shoaib Malik. He had planned to announce retirement in November last year on the heels of the T20 World Cup in Australia, but deferred his decision as the tournament was postponed.

The batter opted out to allow younger batters to perform and gain international experience and exposure after discussions with Chief Selector Muhammad Wasim.

As such, Iftikhar Ahmed, who is in good form, has been added to the middle-order that also includes Haider Ali and Khushdil Shah.

Pakistan squad for the two Tests, which will be played from 26-30 November and 4-8 December in Chittagong and Dhaka, respectively will be announced in due course.

Meanwhile, the PCB has retained the same team management, which is presently in the United Arab Emirates, barring batting consultant Matthew Hayden who is not available due to prior commitments.


 

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I wish other team also come in Pakistan. We are cricket loving nation. We can guarantee we will provide full proof security, our prime minister is also cricket legend.
 

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I wish other team also come in Pakistan. We are cricket loving nation. We can guarantee we will provide full proof security, our prime minister is also cricket legend.
wasn't there news of the Aussies announcing a tour just recently ? which was followed by some quotes by Tim Paine saying some players might have reservations about it etc

from the official PCB website:



no mention of an Aus tour there, but no mention of the BD away series either.
 

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