Mohammad Irfan Named in Pakistan’s 16-Man Squad for Sri Lanka ODI Series

by Vishal Gajaria | Posted on Friday, July 3rd, 2015 | 0


Towering Pakistan fast-bowler Mohammad Irfan is slated to feature in his first essay ever since injuring his hip at the World Cup 2015 after he was named in the 16-man squad for the 5-match ODI series against Sri Lanka.

The Azhar Ali-led is sans some of the big names including injured speed-star Wahab Riaz and the trio of Haris Sohail, Sohaib Maqsood and Mohammad Sami – all three of whom have been ruled out of the tour, as deemed by the selection committee.

The series, comprising of 5 matches, is scheduled to run from July 11-26 before the two teams move on to cross the swords in two T20 internationals.

SQUAD: Azhar Ali (C), Ahmed Shezad, Mohammad Hafeez, Mukhtar Ahmed, Asad Shafiq, Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Rizwan, Babar Azam, Sarfraz Ahmed, Yasir Shah, Bilal Asif, Immad Wasim, Anwar Ali, Mohammad Irfan, Ehsan Adil, Rahat Ali.



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