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Mohammad Rizwan said he and Babar Azam are willing to change where they bat

Mohammad Rizwan: “As far as me and [the] captain [are] concerned [regarding our batting positions], we are willing to make sacrifices for the betterment of [the] Pakistan team if needed. We will do what suits the team”

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Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan said he and captain Babar Azam are willing to change where they bat for the betterment of the team.

With new faces coming in, Rizwan said he and Azam will do everything that needs to be done to ensure the men in green win matches.

If that means sacrificing where they bat and moving up or down the order, Rizwan said he and Azam have no problem with it.

“As far as me and [the] captain [are] concerned [regarding our batting positions], we are willing to make sacrifices for the betterment of [the] Pakistan team if needed. We will do what suits the team,” he was quoted as saying by Cricket Pakistan.

In the first ODI against England, Rizwan came in at number four and scored 13 runs, while Azam batted at number three and was dismissed for a duck.

Pakistan will play three ODIs and three T20 Internationals against England. The ODI series began on July 8 and will conclude on July 13, while the T20 series will be held from July 16 to 20.

They will then tour the West Indies and play five T20 Internationals and two Tests, with the T20 series getting underway on July 27 and ending on August 3.

As for the Test series, it will start on August 12 and conclude on August 24.

Pakistan Test Squad: Babar Azam (captain), Mohammad Rizwan (wicketkeeper) (vice-captain), Abdullah Shafique, Abid Ali, Azhar Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Fawad Alam, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Imran Butt, Mohammad Abbas, Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, Nauman Ali, Sajid Khan, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Saud Shakeel, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shahnawaz Dhani, Yasir Shah (subject to fitness) and Zahid Mahmood

Pakistan ODI Squad: Babar Azam (captain), Shadab Khan (vice-captain), Abdullah Shafique, Faheem Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Sohaib Maqsood, Haris Rauf, Haris Sohail, Hasan Ali, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan (wicketkeeper), Agha Salman, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Saud Shakeel, Shaheen Shah Afridi and Usman Qadir

Pakistan T20 Squad: Babar Azam (captain), Shadab Khan (vice-captain), Arshad Iqbal, Azam Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Sohaib Maqsood, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan (wicketkeeper), Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Sharjeel Khan and Usman Qadir

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