KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday ignored former captain Shahid Afridi from the thirteen-member squad for a one-off Twenty20 Worldwide (T20I) towards England at Previous Trafford, Manchester.
Ahmed Shehzad and Umar Akmal have been additionally not included within the roster.
Afridi, veteran of ninety eight T20Is, lead Pakistan to a disastrous ICC World T20 marketing campaign in India earlier this yr. The 2009 champions exited the event prematurely after they did not qualify for the knock-out stage.
The all-rounder subsequently stepped down from captaincy, making room for Sarfraz Ahmed to be stormed in because the T20I skipper.
Opener Shehzad and center-order batsman Akmal proceed to be sidelined, on the disciplinary grounds, by the newly shaped choice committee, headed by former Check captain Inzamam-ul-Haq.
Bowling all-rounder Sohail Tanvir returns to the Pakistani aspect after a ten-month-lengthy hiatus. The 31-yr-previous final performed for Pakistan in November 215 towards England.
Amad Butt, the one uncapped participant within the squad, has been drafted into the nationwide aspect on the idea of his excellent performances with the ‘A’ group. The Islamabad United bowler bagged 12 wickets in six matches throughout Pakistan ‘A’ tour of England.
Squad: 1. Sarfraz Ahmed (c/wk)
2. Khalid Latif
three. Sharjeel Khan
four. Shoaib Malik
5. Mohammad Rizwan (wk)
6. Babar Azam
7. Muhammad Nawaz
eight. Imad Wasim
9. Mohammad Amir
10. Wahab Riaz
eleven. Mohammad Irfan
12. Sohail Tanveer
thirteen. Ammad Butt
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