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Pakistan have named four uncapped players in their touring party for the Test series against England and Australia.

Opening batsmen Azhar Ali and seam bowler Tanvir Ahmed are new faces, along with Umar Amin and Wahab Riaz. All of the players are new to Test cricket, but Riaz and Amin have made appearances in the limited over game.
Former Captain Younus Khan has failed to win a place despite having his lifetime ban, imposed for his behaviour on the winter tour of Australia, lifted by the authorities.
Veteran pacemen Shoaib Akhtar is also left out of the Test squad although he will appear in the Twenty20 side.
Pakistan will play two Twenty20 internationals and two tests against Australia in England due to security concerns back home in Pakistan.
They will finish the summer with four Tests, two more T20 matches and five limited over internationals against England.

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