Pakistan added Naseem Shah to squad for first test against Australia

Pakistan have been compelled to roll out more improvements to their crew for the initial Test against Australia after quick bowler Haris Rauf was precluded because of COVID-19. Accordingly, Naseem Shah, who was initially a voyaging save, has been added to the crew.

Rauf will presently stay in disengagement for five days following the positive test and will rejoin the crew once his quarantine is finished. The PCB likewise affirmed that the remainder of the crew and care staff were retested following Rauf’s positive outcome with all tests coming out negative.

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Despite the fact that Rauf has never played a Test match for Pakistan, he is presently an ordinary individual from the white-ball crews and was in casing to make his bow in red-ball cricket in Rawalpindi following wounds to Hasan Ali and Faheem Ashraf.

19-year-old Naseem, whose last Test appearance came in January 2021 in Christchurch, is presently prone to fight it out with Mohammad Wasim Jr for a spot in the playing XI for the Test that gets in progress on March 4.

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