Mohammad Wasim Jr. joins training camp ahead of Australia tour

The tour will open at the Perth Stadium on 14 December and it will mark the first instance of Pakistan playing a Test at the venue

Mohammad Wasim Jr. joins training camp ahead of Australia tour PHOTO: AFP

The Pakistan cricket team (PCB) has added another pacer to their ongoing training camp at the Pindi Stadium for the upcoming three-match Test series against Australia. 

Today marks the third day of the intensive camp, where players are fully immersed in honing their skills and tactics.

Pacer Mohammad Wasim Jr. has formally joined the camp, accompanying three additional pacers who participated in the training session on the inaugural day at the Pindi camp. 

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) previously added three more fast bowlers, specifically Sameen Gul, Ali Shafique, and Muhammad Ali, to the camp roster.

As part of the rigorous training regimen, players are set to engage in a two-day scenario match, scheduled for today and tomorrow. 

Pakistan squad for Australia Tests: Shan Masood (captain), Aamir Jamal, Abdullah Shafique, Abrar Ahmed, Babar Azam, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Imam-ul-Haq, Khurram Shahzad, Mir Hamza, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Noman Ali, Saim Ayub, Salman Ali Agha, Sarfaraz Ahmed (wk), Saud Shakeel and Shaheen Shah Afridi.

Australia tour schedule:

  • Four-day match: PM’s XI vs Pakistan – December 6-9: Manuka Oval, Canberra
  • 1st Test – Australia vs Pakistan – December 14-18: Perth Stadium
  • 2nd Test – Australia vs Pakistan – December 26-30: Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
  • 3rd Test – Australia vs Pakistan – January 3-7: Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG)