LAHORE: The PCB National Selection Committee headed by Inzamam ul Haq announced the 15-member ODI squad for the five-match ODI series against New Zealand. The squad was finalised after consulting the captain Sarfraz Ahmed and head coach Mickey Arthur.

The five-match ODI series will take place from January 6, 2018 to January 19, 2018, whereas the T-20I series will commence from January 22 and will conclude on January 28, 2018.

The chief selector Inzamam ul Haq said, “The team has been selected keeping in mind the conditions and the recent performances of some players in the domestic tournament. Azhar Ali makes a comeback in the ODI squad after being rested in the ODI series against Sri Lanka. He is making a comeback after gaining full fitness. Junaid Khan has been ruled out of the ODI squad due to fracture in his right foot and doctors have advised him for a six-week rest. Aamir Yamin comes in to replace the left arm pacer in the squad. Imad Wasim again feeling discomfort in his previously injured knee which ruled him out from ODI Squad. Immad has been told to work on his fitness in NCA .”

The T-20 squad will be announced later.

ODI Squad

1) Sarfraz Ahmed – Captain

2) Azhar Ali

3) Fakhar Zaman

4) Imam Ul Haq

5) Babar Azam

6) Shoaib Malik

7) Muhammad Hafeez

8) Haris Sohail

9) Faheem Ashraf

10) Shadab Khan

11) Muhammad Nawaz

12) Muhammad Amir

13) Hasan Ali

14) Aamir Yamin

15) Rumman Raees


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