Pakistan announced its 16-player squad for the ODI series against the Netherlands from 16-21 August and a 15-member squad for the ACC T20 Asia Cup, which will be played in the United Arab Emirates from 27 August to 11 September.
Uncapped white-ball pacer Naseem Shah has been named in both the squads in place of Hasan Ali.
Salman Ali Agha, who toured England in 2021 for the ODIs, has been recalled for ODI suqad.
“Shaheen Shah Afridi has been retained in the ODI and T20I squads, and his rehabilitation programme will be overseen by the team trainer and physiotherapist, who will also decide on his return to international cricket.” Pakistan Cricket Board said.
Abdullah Shafique, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Haris, Salman Ali Agha and Zahid Mehmood will be replaced by Asif Ali, Haider Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed and Usman Qadir in the Asia Cup squad.
Squad for Asia Cup:
Babar Azam (c), Shadab Khan (vc), Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Afridi, Shahnawaz Dahani, Usman Qadir,
Squad for Netherlands ODIs:
Babar Azam (captain), Shadab Khan (vc), Abdullah Shafique, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Rauf, Imam ul haq, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Haris, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Naseem Shah, Salman Agha, Shaheen Afridi, Shahnawaz Dahani, Zahid Mehmood
vs Netherlands (ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League)
16 Aug – 1st ODI; VOC Cricket Ground, Rotterdam
18 Aug – 2nd ODI; VOC Cricket Ground, Rotterdam
21 Aug – 3rd ODI; VOC Cricket Ground, Rotterdam
T20 Asia Cup
28 Aug – Pakistan v India, Dubai
2 Sep – Pakistan v Qualifier, Sharjah
3-9 Sep – Super Four Stage
11 Sep – Final, Dubai