The Test at Rawalpindi will be the first match to take place at this venue after the ban.
Fawad Alam marks his return to Pakistan Test squad after a decade.
Zafar had previously challenged Akhtar for a cricket match.
Injury-affected Shoaib Akhtar served the Pakistani team since 1997
Pakistan are scheduled to host Sri Lanka for a two-match Test series on home soil.
Yasir Shah with help of Mohammad Abbas (29) and Muhammad Musa Khan (12) took the score to 302.
Pakistan bowlers have been ineffective against the Australian batsmen.
Babar Azam smacked century whereas Rizwan played a determined knock of 95 runs in 2nd innings.
Shoaib believes that Shah understands how to bowl even at a young age.
Here is how the cricketers spent their day on Twitter and Instagram today.