Squads have been finalized for the upcoming three-game ODI series between Netherlands and Pakistan.
The crucial Super League series will begin in Rotterdam on Tuesday, with the Netherlands recalling experienced striker-wicketkeeper Wesley Barresi at the age of 38.
Baressi hasn’t played international cricket for his country since June 2019 but has been called up with a host of England first-choice players taking part in The Hundred.
Versatile youngster Arnav Jain earns his inaugural place in a senior Netherlands team, while Scott Edwards will take charge of his first full series following the recent retirement of Pieter Seelaar.
Babar Azam will lead a strong Pakistani side which contains a host of fast bowling options including fast star Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf and Naseem Shah.
Babar indicated that Afridi could be used sparingly during the ODI series, the imposing pacer recovering from a knee injury which forced him to miss the second test against Sri Lanka and with the Asian Cup at hand. the horizon later this month.
“We are looking at his physical condition and health for the long term,” Babar said of Afridi recently.
“We want him to play a game against the Netherlands if he is fit and ready for the Asian Cup.”
Netherlands team: Scott Edwards (c), Musa Ahmad, Shariz Ahmad, Wesley Barresi, Logan van Beek, Tom Cooper, Aryan Dutt, Arnav Jain, Viv Kingma, Ryan Klein, Leede Bas, Teja Nidamanuru, Tim Pringle, Max O’Dowd, Vikram Singh
Pakistani team: Babar Azam (c), Shadab Khan, Abdullah Shafique, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Rauf, Imam-ul-Haq, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Haris, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Naseem Shah, Salman Ali Agha, Shaheen Afridi, Shahnawaz Dahani, Zahid Mehmood
Netherlands vs. Pakistan Super League Series Schedule:
First ODI: August 16, Rotterdam, 11:00 a.m. local time
Second ODI: 18 August, Rotterdam, 11:00 a.m. local time
Third ODI: August 21, Rotterdam, 11:00 a.m. local time
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