Pakistan declared for ODI against South Africa. After losing the test series this mentionable changes in the ODI squad is the honest effort to come back through the ODI.
Muhammad Amir is back to the squad. He was ton such continuous in the ODI from several time. He was not in the team after September. Amir played only 10 ODIs after Champion trophy. But his the selectors choose him for the Pace bowling condition of South Africa.
Chief selector Inzamam Ul Haque admires Amir, “Amir’s good performance in the Test series not only made him an automatic selection but also helped us in the decision to rest Abbas,”
Another change recall is Mohammad Rizwan. As this 23 years old wicket-keeper batsman is in the team after January 2017. But the selectors consider him for the Series as another batsman to enrich the batting line up. Which suffered on the test. Hope he will do well in batting.
Pace bowling all-rounder Hossain Talat and Shan Masood are waiting for ODI debut. Maybe the pace bowling condition and lake in the batting line up influenced the management.
The decorated Squad is:
Sarfraz Ahmed (C & WK), Babar Azam, Faheem Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Hasan Ali, Hussain Talat, Imad Wasim, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Rizwan, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Shan Masood, Shoaib Malik, Usman Khan
Finally, Pakistan declared for ODI. As they lost the test series. So they will try their best to come back on the ODI. First ODI will come to light on the 19th of January.
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