Pakistan will play three ODIs and three T20 matches in Multan and Rawalpindi in opposition to Zimbabwe, which will likely be arriving within the nation this month.
The sequence begins with the primary one-dayer on October 30, adopted by the second and third ODIs on November 1 and three respectively. The three T20 matches are scheduled in Rawalpindi on November 7, 8 and 10.
“I do not need to state this however Zimbabwe compared to other groups is a relatively weak opposition and it is an excellent time for us to check out our younger gamers,” Waqar instructed reporters in Lahore.
He mentioned Pakistan want to focus extra on T20 format and construct a formidable outfit forward of the 2 World T20 Cups to be held in India and Australia.
“People these days will not be that interested by 50-over video games as they’re in T20 cricket matches so we additionally want to hold that in thoughts as a result of we’ve two World T20 Cups plus the Asia Cup lined up within the subsequent two years,” he mentioned.
Head coach and chief selector, Misbah-ul-Haq, who additionally interacted with the media, mentioned kids performing within the ongoing National T20 match will likely be thought-about for choice and he was trying to announce a squad of round 22 to 25 gamers for the house sequence.
“If a participant performs constantly nicely within the ongoing National T20 Championship he will likely be thought-about for the sequence. Good factor is we have already got some good kids with the crew,” Misbah mentioned.
He mentioned the choice committee deliberate to announce the squad on October 19 on the conclusion of the National T20 occasion in Pindi.
“The Zimbabwe sequence can be a wonderful platform for kids. Playing a house sequence and performing nicely is the dream of each participant,” he mentioned.
Misbah, nevertheless, made it clear he was not proud of the health and form of some gamers within the ongoing National T20 occasion and each participant was obligated to keep his health even in the course of the lockdown interval due to Covid-19 pandemic.
“It is not doable that you’re chubby 15 kilos and anticipate to change into part of the nationwide crew,” Misbah mentioned on a neighborhood information channel.
“Everyone, together with the likes of Sharjeel Khan, has been made conscious of the coverage on the time of the PSL. I’ve been very clear from the start that there can by no means be a compromise over health.”