Lahore, 4 April 2019:

The national selection committee, following discussion with head coach Mickey Arthur, today invited 23 probables for the fitness test, which will be held at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore on 15 and 16 April.

The selection committee also confirmed the squad for the ICC Mens Cricket World Cup 2019 will be announced on 18 April in Lahore. Time of the media conference will be confirmed in due course, while there will be no media engagements or activities from 15 April until the official squad announcement.

Probables (in alphabetical order):

Sarfaraz Ahmed (captain)
Abid Ali
Asif Ali
Babar Azam
Faheem Ashraf
Fakhar Zaman
Haris Sohail
Hassan Ali
Imad Wasim
Imam-ul-Haq
Junaid Khan
Mohammad Abbas
Mohammad Amir
Mohammad Hafeez
Mohammad Hasnain
Mohammad Nawaz
Mohammad Rizwan
Shadab Khan
Shaheen Shah Afridi
Shan Masood
Shoaib Malik
Usman Shinwari
Yasir Shah

The Pakistan cricket team will depart for England on 23 April where they will play England in a series of practice and international matches, before entering the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 against the Windies on 31 May at Trent Bridge.

The following is the Pakistan cricket teams schedule of England:

Series v England

23 April Departure for England
27 April v Kent (50-over practice match) (d)
29 April v Northamptonshire (50-over match) (d)
1 May v Leicestershire (T20 match) (d/n)
5 May v England (only T20I), Cardiff (d)
8 May 1st ODI v England, The Oval (d)
11 May 2nd ODI v England, Hampshire (d)
14 May 3rd ODI v England, Bristol (d)
17 May 4th ODI v England, Trent Bridge (d)
19 May 5th ODI v England, Leeds (d)

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 schedule:

24 May v Afghanistan (warm-up), Bristol (d)
26 May v Bangladesh (warm-up), Cardiff (d)
31 May v Windies, Trent Bridge (d)
3 June v England, Trent Bridge (d)
7 June v Sri Lanka, Bristol (d)
12 June v Australia, Taunton (d)
16 June v India, Old Trafford (d)
23 June v South Africa, Lords (d)
26 June v New Zealand, Edgbaston (d)
29 June v Afghanistan, Headingley (d)
5 July v Bangladesh, Lords (d/n)