Fawad Alam last played a Test match in November 2009.
Shadab bowled only 11.3 overs in the Manchester Test.
After making his debut in 2009, Fawad has played only three Tests despite racking up runs in domestic cricket.
After making his debut in 2009 against Sri Lanka at Colombo, Alam played only three Tests.
The captain also talked about his selection policy. Ali said unless a player isn't fit or is completely out of form, he won't be dropped from the side.
The southpaw has been in scintillating form in the ongoing Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, where he has already racked up 781 runs in 10 matches for Sindh.
In 14 Tests since January 2018, Ali has managed just 638 runs at an average of 24.53 with one hundred.
All the key stats and numbers ahead of the first-ever Test series in Pakistan since 2009.
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