Shan Masood, Mohammad Abbas dropped as Pakistan include nine uncapped players for South Africa Tests
The changes were forced after Pakistan lost both Tests in their tour of New Zealand where they failed in all three departments of the game.
Pakistan's current pacers are nine to ten years older than what their birth certificate suggests, says Mohammad Asif
Asif's remarks came in the wake of Pakistan's 101-run defeat against New Zealand in the first Test in Mount Maunganui this week.
New Zealand vs Pakistan: Kiwis clinch thrilling win on Day 5 of first Test, top ICC rankings for first time
New Zealand beat Pakistan by 101 runs in the first Test which ended very late on the fifth day on Wednesday, achieving their third straight win in three home Tests this summer and taking a 1-0 lead in the two-Test series.
New Zealand vs Pakistan: Six players from visitors' squad test positive for COVID-19, hosts allege breach of protocol
The squad's "exemption to train while in managed isolation has been put on hold until investigations have been completed", the governing body said, adding that the six positive players would be moved into strict quarantine.
Teenage paceman Naseem Shah and 20-year-old left-arm fast bowler Shaheen Afridi both impressed as Pakistan lost the three-match Test series 1-0 but drew the Twenty20 campaign 1-1.
Highlights, England vs Pakistan 2020, 1st T20I, Cricket Match at Manchester: Game abandoned due to rain
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Azhar faced criticism for his run drought before scoring a hundred in the first innings of the third Test.
Highlights, England vs Pakistan 2020, 3rd Test, Day 2 Cricket Match at Southampton: Hosts gain upper hand
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Naseem, who has played six Tests so far, is yet to make his white-ball debut for Pakistan.
England vs Pakistan: How Joe Root and Co undid three days of visitors' dominance to script remarkable win
Let's not take the sheen off England's Buttler and Woakes, who put up what will go down as one of the finest back-against-the-wall fourth-innings performances of all time.
Afridi expressed satisfaction at the pace bowling resources available in Pakistan cricket and said the country had always produced some top-class pace bowlers.
England vs Pakistan: Azhar Ali says he is happy to have a good mix of experience and young blood in pace attack
Azhar Ali said that the young pace bowlers in the extended squad are benefitting immensely from the presence of experienced pros like Wahab Riaz, Sohail Khan, Muhammad Abbas and Imran Khan in the squad.
Younis Khan said he has been trying to improve the batting skills of pace trio of Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah and Mohammad Abbas
Senior players including former captain Sarfaraz Ahmed, Wahab Riaz and Mohammad Amir will either be dropped or demoted in the new central contracts to be given by the Pakistan Cricket Board.
PCB needs to formulate policy to stop players from abruptly quitting Test cricket, says Waqar Younis
Experienced quicks Mohammad Amir and Wahab Riaz quit test cricket last year to focus on the short formats and Pakistan’s bowling frailties were subsequently exposed in Australia where they lost both the test and Twenty20 series.
Pakistan vs Bangladesh: Hosts comfortably wrap up innings and 44-run win despite Naseem Shah's unavailability on Day 4 of 1st Test
Pakistan didn't need teenage paceman Naseem Shah on Monday as they finished off a resounding innings and 44-run victory over Bangladesh on the fourth day of the first Test.
Highlights, Pakistan vs Bangladesh, 1st Test Day 4 at Rawalpindi, Full Cricket Score: Hosts win by an innings and 44 runs
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Pakistan vs Bangladesh: Teenager Naseem Shah's historic hat-trick dents visitors' hopes as hosts dominate third day of first Test
Naseem dented Bangladeshi hopes of making a comeback in the Test match in the last half-hour when he broke the threatening 71-run stand between Najmul and captain Mominul Haque, who was unbeaten on 37 at stumps.
Highlights, Pakistan vs Bangladesh, 1st Test Day 3 at Rawalpindi, Full cricket score: Naseem Shah's hat-trick restricts visitors
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Highlights, Pakistan vs Bangladesh, 1st Test Day 2 at Rawalpindi, Full cricket score: Babar Azam's unbeaten ton lifts hosts
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