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Who is Mohammad Ali - The latest inclusion in Pakistan Test squad

Mohammad Ali has played 22 first-class matches and took 85 wickets

Who is Mohammad Ali - The latest inclusion in Pakistan Test squad PHOTO COURTESY: PCB

Chief selector Mohammad Wasim has announced the 18-men squad for the three-match Test series against England later in December.

Two new players, Mohammad Ali and Abrar Ahmed are selected in the national squad for an international series for the first time.

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Despite being considered as the hidden talent of Pakistan, many cricket fans are still unaware of who Mohammad Ali is?

Mohammad Ali is a right-arm pace bowler, born and raised in Sialkot on November 01, 1992.

The 30-year-old fast bowler has played 22 first-class matches and took 85 wickets with a career-best of 6/52.

During the ongoing Quaid-e-Azam trophy, Mohammad Ali is showing his class with the bowl as he is the second-highest wicket-taker in the tournament alongside the young talent Abrar Ahmed.

The pace bowler has taken 32 wickets in eight matches with an average of 22.78 and an economy of 3.27.

Due to his outstanding performance in the current domestic tournament, he is now included in the national squad for the Test series against the three lions.

The three Tests are part of the ICC World Test Championship and are scheduled to be played in Rawalpindi (1-5 December), Multan (9-13 December) and Karachi (17-21 December).

It is to be noted that England last toured Pakistan for the Test series in 2005, which Pakistan won 2-0.