Middleorder batsman Babar Azam has been included in the forthcoming Test series against West Indies, starting October 13 in the UAE.
One selector supported to The Express Tribune the selection committee has decided to include the 21-year old in the squad for the five-day format as a consequence of his commendable back to back centuries in the continuing ODI series.
The selection committee has additionally decided to evaluate the fitness of the veteran opener Mohammad Hafeez and so contained him in the three-day tour match match against the Carribean side, that will begin from October 7.
Allrounder Mohammad Nawaz is also anticipated to be contained in the squad as yet another player to supply back up for spinners Yasir Shah and Zulfiqar Babar.
The final squad is expected to be announced by October 8.