Pakistan vs New Zealand Squads 2016

Squads are updated below. Stay tuned and bookmark this page for more updates. As expected Azhar Ali will continue to lead the ODI's side while Shahid Afridi will captain the T20 team. The big news is Mohammad Amir and Umar Gul are back while Junaid Khan is out.





16-member T20I squad: Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Hafeez, Sohaib Maqsood, Shoaib Malik, Umar Akmal, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shahid Afridi (captain), Imad Wasim, Anwar Ali, Amir Yamin, Sarfraz Ahmed (wk), Wahab Riaz, Umar Gul, Mohammad Rizwan, Saad Nasim, Mohammad Amir.

16-member ODI squad:

Ahmed Shehzad, Azhar Ali (captain), Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Asad Shafiq, Babar Azam, Sohaib Maqsood, Zafar Gohar, Imad Wasim, Anwar Ali, Sarfraz Ahmed (wk), Wahab Riaz, Rahat Ali, Mohammad Irfan, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Amir.

NZ T20 squad:

Kane Williamson (Captain), Todd Astle, Corey Anderson, Grant Elliott, Trent Boult, Matt Henry, Martin Guptill, Mitchell McClenaghan, Tom Latham (first game only), Colin Munro, Adam Milne, Mitchell Santner, Luke Ronchi and Ross Taylor.

  • Ahmed Shehzad
  • Mohammad Hafeez
  • Shoaib Malik
  • Sohaib Maqsood
  • Umar Akmal
  • Iftikhar Ahmed
  • Shahid Afridi (c)
  • Imad Wasim
  • Anwar Ali
  • Amir Yamin
  • Sarfraz Ahmed (wk)
  • Umar Gul
  • Wahab Riaz
  • Mohammad Rizwan
  • Saad Nasim
  • Mohammad Amir
  • Kane Williamson (c)
  • Todd Astle
  • Corey Anderson
  • Grant Elliott
  • Trent Boult
  • Matt Henry
  • Martin Guptill
  • Mitchell McClenaghan
  • Tom Latham
  • Colin Munro
  • Adam Milne
  • Mitchell Santner
  • Luke Ronchi
  • Ross Taylor
Update 5: Pakistan squad is announced. See above for T20 & ODI squad. See full schedule of Pakistan tour of New Zealand in 2016

Update 4: Mohammad Amir included in the final squad. Shahid Afridi will lead T20 side. Umar Gul is in while Junaid Khan is out. Final list will be announced by PCB shortly.

Update 3: Mohammad Amir has been issued visa. PCB Chairman Shaharyar Khan confirms Amir's inclusion in the side stating there is no choice but to pick Amir after his recent performance (and fitness). The final squad will be announced on Friday.

Update 2: Mohammad Amir has been cleared by New Zealand officials for the visa issuance for the upcoming series. Earlier, PCB has asked for legal advice on the issue. With this update it is certain that Amir will be part of the 16-member squad for the T20 & ODI series in January.

Update 1: PCB Chairman, in a statement, has confirmed Mohammad Amir's likely return to national side on the tour of New Zealand in January. The only thing that PCB will look into is the clearance of Mohammad Amir's visa to New Zealand due to Amir's 5-years ban. See full schedule of Pakistan tour of New Zealand in 2016.

Players Selected for Training Camp ahead of NZ Tour

PCB has selected 26 players for a Fitness Training Camp for players from December 21 to January 7, 2016 at Gadaffi Stadium, Lahore. A total of 16 players will be finalized for the New Zealand tour:

1. Ahmed Shehzad
2. Mohammad Hafeez
3. Sharjeel Khan
4. Azher Ali
5. Shoaib Malik
6. Babar Azam
7. Iftikhar Ahmed
8. Umer Akmal
9. Asad Shafiq
10. Shahid Afridi
11. Sarfraz Ahmed
12. Mohammad Rizwan
13. Bilal Asif
14. Sohaib Maqsood
15. Amir Yamin
16. Wahab Riaz
17. Anwer Ali
18. Mohammad Irfan
19. Umer Gul
20. Rahat Ali
21. Junaid Khan
22. Ruman Raees
23. Immad Wasim
24. Yasir Shah
25. Saad Nasim
26. Mohammad Aamir