Sharjeel Khan picked for New Zealand tour

Sharjeel Khan has been a regular member of the Pakistan limited-overs teams © AFP

Sharjeel Khan, the opening batsman, has earned a maiden call-up to the Pakistan Test squad for the tour of New Zealand in November.

The only other uncapped player in the squad was middle-order batsman Mohammad Rizwan, who was picked for the tour of England in July 2016 but was dropped for the subsequent series against West Indies in the UAE.

The first of two Tests begins in Christchurch on November 17.

Pakistan squad: Misbah-ul-Haq (capt), Azhar Ali, Sami Aslam, Sharjeel Khan, Younis Khan, Asad Shafiq, Babar Azam, Sarfaraz Ahmed (wk), Mohammad Rizwan, Yasir Shah, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Amir, Wahab Riaz, Rahat Ali, Sohail Khan, Imran Khan

More to follow

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Source: ESPN Crickinfo

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