Srinagar: Former Pakistan captain and star batter Babar Azam is back in nets ans has started training for upcoming Test tour of Australia.
Babar, recently resigned from captaincy across all formats after Pakistan’s dismal peformance in the World Cup 2023.
Pakistan on Monday announced 18 member squad for the tour with Babar Azam amoung the selected ones.
Babar on Monday also shared his video on X showing hiiting out in nets and having started his training after some days of rest.
Babar was seen playing multiple shots in the video but the ones he played the most was his favourite “cover drive”, a shot he has mastered the art of.
Shan Masood will lead Pakistan team during the series, which will begin with the first Test in Perth on December 14.
The squad will assemble in Rawalpindi on November 22 for a training camp ahead of the tour. The camp will run till November 28 at the Pindi Cricket Stadium.
The team will fly out on November 30 from Lahore.
Shan Masood (c), Aamir Jamal, Abdullah Shafiq, Abrar Ahmed, Babar Azam, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Imam-ul-Haq, Khurram Shahzad, Mir Hamza, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Nauman Ali, Saim Ayub, Salman Ali Agha, Shaheen Afridi, Saud Shakeel, Sarfaraz Ahmed.
Schedule of Pakistan’s Test tour of Australia
First Test: December 14-18, Perth Stadium
Second Test: December 26-30, Melbourne Cricket Ground
Third Test: January 3-7, Sydney Cricket Ground.