Pakistan captain, Babar Azam, and Shan Masood have been named within the Take a look at Staff of the 12 months for 2020 by Wisden.
Each Babar and Shan have been in terrific kind within the final yr and have helped Pakistan in profitable the Take a look at sequence towards Sri Lanka and profitable the one-off Take a look at match towards Bangladesh. Regardless of their good performances, Pakistan misplaced the Take a look at sequence to England of their first sequence after the closure of all sporting actions because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The choice was primarily based on the matches performed between 11 December 2019 to current. Babar Azam was the stand-out performer throughout this era, enjoying 6 matches and scoring 600 runs at a median of 100 with 3 centuries and three half-centuries within the course of.
Shan Masood skilled his best-ever Take a look at yr in 2020. He scored 419 runs at a median of 46.55 in 6 matches that he performed. He scored 3 of his 4 Take a look at centuries on this interval.
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Kane Williamson was introduced because the captain for the Take a look at Staff of the 12 months for 2020. Aside from these three gamers, the remainder of the 8 spots have been coated by 3 English gamers, 2 New Zealanders, 2 Australians, and 1 South African.
Right here is the Take a look at Staff of the 12 months 2020:
- Dom Sibley
- Shan Masood
- Kane Williamson (C)
- Marnus Labuschagne
- Babar Azam
- Ben Stokes
- Quinton De Kock (WK)
- Kyle Jamieson
- Stuart Broad
- Tim Southee
- Nathan Lyon