Pakistan handled crucial England Test series really well, after managing it 2-2 at English soil now they are finally in Ireland where they will be playing 2 match ODI series, which will be followed up by ODI and T20 series against England.
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced the similar squad for both the tours, several young guns are included for this tour, whereas Umar Gull aka Gulldozer will be marking his comeback with this series.
At the same time Pakistan batting lineup will have to be more responsible as the most reliable players, Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan will not be part of this shorter format.
In its Ireland Tour, Pakistan will be playing 2 ODIs on 18th and 20th August respectively.
Both the games will be played on the similar venue in Ireland’s capital Dublin.
Azhar Ali (c), Sarfraz Ahmad (wk), Muhammad Hafeez, Shaoib Malik, Sharjeel Khan, Babar Azam, Sami Aslam, Muhammad Rizwan, Umar Gul, Ali Hassan, Wahab Riaz, Muhammad Amir, Muhammad Nawaz, Imad Waseem and Yasir Shah.
William Porterfield (c), John Anderson, Peter Chase, Ed Joyce, Andy McBrine, Barry McCarthy, Tim Murtagh, Kevin O’Brien, Niall O’Brien, Stuart Poynter (wk), Paul Stirling, Gary Wilson and Craig Young
Pakistan vs Ireland 1st ODI Timing
2:45 pm (Pakistan Standard Time)