Amir dropped, Riaz recalled for Australia Tests:
Amir has gone wicketless in his last five outings, albeit in the 50-over version
Muhammad Amir is dropped from Pakistan squad of two-match Test series against Australia which starts from October 7 in Dubai.
His spot is filled by Wahab Riaz.
Riaz was not even made a part of Pakistan’s 25-man squad for the side’s red-ball tour of the UK where they played Ireland in solitary Test and England in two Tests.He, however, was recently included in the Pakistan ‘A’ side for a four-day warm-up game against Australia.
“The team has been selected keeping in mind the conditions of the UAE. Amir has been dropped and Riaz , Mir Hamza come in the side,” the PCB said in a statement.
Azhar Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam, Asad Shafiq, Haris Sohail, Usman Salahuddin, Sarfraz Ahmed , (c & wk), Yasir Shah, Shadab Khan, Bilal Asif, Mohammad Abbas, Hasan Ali, Wahab Riaz, Faheem Ashraf, Mir Hamza, Mohammad Rizwan (wk)