Pakistan cricket selectors have retained the same 17 players for the second Test who were shortlisted for the first Test that was played in Karachi from 26-30 January. The playing line-up will now be finalised by the captain in consultation with the head coach for the match, which will commence at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium from 4 February.
The 17-player squad is:
Openers – Abid Ali and Imran Butt
Middle-order batsmen – Azhar Ali, Babar Azam (Captain), Fawad Alam and Saud Shakeel
All-rounders – Faheem Ashraf and Mohammad Nawaz
Wicket-keepers – Mohammad Rizwan (Vice-captain) and Sarfaraz Ahmed
Spinners – Nauman Ali, Sajid Khan and Yasir Shah
Fast bowlers – Haris Rauf , Hasan Ali, Shaheen Shah Afridi and Tabish Khan