All-rounders Mohammad Hafeez and Imad Wasim made a go back to Pakistan’s ODI crew after selectors named the 15-member squad on Friday for the three-match collection towards New Zealand. Then again, there was once no position for pacer Mohammad Amir, who is still excluded. The most recent snub signifies that Amir has now been dropped by means of Pakistan from the entire 3 codecs. Hafeez’s excellent appearing throughout the Twenty20 World (T20I) collection towards Australia helped him degree a comeback. The veteran of 200 One-Day Internationals (ODIs), Hafeez was once no longer a part of the Pakistan crew for the one-day collection towards Zimbabwe in July this yr and was once additionally dropped from the Asia Cup crew.
He confirmed excellent shape within the Three-Zero Twenty20 collection win towards Australia and within the first Twenty20 tournament towards New Zealand — each within the United Arab Emirates — to power his long ago within the aspect.
Wasim has no longer been a part of the one-day squad since Pakistan’s collection towards Sri Lanka in October closing yr, and has been plagued by means of health issues.
The primary two one-day internationals will probably be performed in Abu Dhabi on 7 and nine November, with the 3rd in Dubai on 13 November.
Tempo spearhead Amir has been omitted of the squad since his unimpressive efficiency within the Asia Cup the place he went wicketless in 3 fits.
Opener Shan Masood was once strangely dropped from the Asia Cup squad regardless of no longer taking part in a unmarried tournament and scoring masses in every innings for Pakistan ‘A’ towards New Zealand ‘A’ within the four-day sport in Dubai this week.
Squad: Sarfraz Ahmed (captain), Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Hafeez, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Haris Sohail, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Imad Wasim, Hasan Ali, Junaid Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Usman Khan Shinwari
(With AFP Inputs)