Pakistan cricket team announced for Sri Lanka tour

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced on Thursday that Misbahul Haq has been retained as captain for the one-day and Test teams, while Muhammad Hafeez has been appointed vice-captain for both formats and captain for the T20 team.

The decision was announced by PCB Chairman Zaka Ahsraf at a press conference in Lahore. The PCB chairman said that he will not “tolerate any violation of discipline”.

Hafeez thanked board officials and Misbah for the appointment, and said that he will use all techniques learnt playing under different captains according to his abilities.

Iqbal Qasim, chairman of the selection committee, praised Misbah’s performance and said that the board will continue to consult him. He also welcomed Hafeez as the new T20 captain.

Test squad: Muhammad Hafeez, Taufiq Umar, Azhar Ali, Misbahul Haq (Captain), Younus Khan, Asad Shafiq, Adnan Akmal, Umar Gul, Saeed Ajmal, Abdul Rahman, Muhammad Sami, Faisal Iqbal, Junaid Khan, Afaq Rahim, Muhammad Ayub Dogar and Ijaz Cheema.

T20 squad: Khalid Latif, Ahmed Shehzad, Muhammad Hafeez (Captain), Shoaib Malik, Umar Akmal, Shakeel Ansar, Shahid Afridi, Yasir Arafat, Umer Gul, Sohaib Tanveer, Saeed Ajmal, Raza Hassan, Haris Sohail, Muhammad Sami, Hammad Azam and Nasir Jamshed.

ODI squad: Muhammad Hafeez, Nasir Jamshed, Younus Khan, Misbahul Haq (Captain), Umar Akmal, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shahid Afridi, Umer Gul, Rahat Ali, Saeed Ajmal, Abdur Rahman, Muhammad Sami, Asad Shafiq, Ijaz Cheema, Azhar Ali and Imran Farhat.