No main modifications in Pakistan squad for Zimbabwe collection, says Misbah

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Head coach Misbahul-Haq on Saturday hinted that there will not be main modifications within the Pakistani crew for the upcoming home collection towards Zimbabwe, saying that the crew already had younger gamers.

During a press briefing in Lahore, the previous captain stated that the nationwide crew is already fairly younger and may solely want minor tweaking as a substitute of mass chopping and altering.

“The Pakistan team is already composed of young players,” he stated. “It had lost two senior players right after the World Cup 2019.

“[In fact], we might change a thing or two to make the team even stronger.”

Explaining that the seemingly unimportant Zimbabwe home collection is definitely vital, Misbah stated: “We should keep in mind that the points earned from the ODI series would count towards World Cup qualification.”

He additionally underscored that discovering new mixtures and creating in a position back-ups had been amongst his priorities whereas structuring the crew.

The Zimbabwean facet is taken into account one of many weakest ones on the planet, main some to counsel that the collection be used to experiment with younger untried expertise.

Earlier on Wednesday, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had introduced that it’s going to host Zimbabwe for a limited-overs collection which is scheduled for October-November.

“Needless to say, we at ZC are bursting with excitement as we look forward to playing cricket again and representing our nation with pride and passion in Pakistan,” stated Zimbabwe Cricket Chairman Tavengwa Mukuhlani.

The Africans are anticipated to land in Pakistan on October 20, and, following the obligatory quarantine, will play a three-match ODI collection in Multan and as many T20Is in Rawalpindi.

The 50-over matches will happen on October 30, November 1, and three whereas the T20Is will happen on November 7, 8, and 10.

Zimbabwe’s upcoming tour will likely be their second go to to Pakistan within the final 5 years.