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Pakistan drop Fakhar Zaman, Wahab Riaz for South Africa T20Is; Asif Ali, Hasan Ali earn recall
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Pakistan drop Fakhar Zaman, Wahab Riaz for South Africa T20Is; Asif Ali, Hasan Ali earn recall

Pakistan have dropped Fakhar Zaman and Wahab Riaz for the upcoming three-match T20I series against South Africa scheduled to commence in Lahore on February 11.

Additionally, Imad Wasim and Mohammad Hafeez will not be available for the T20I assignment for personal reasons. Imad has requested time off in order to be with his family while Hafeez, currently Abu Dhabi for the T10 League, will not be able to join the squad for reasons pertaining to constraints of the bio-secure bubble.

Pakistan have recalled Hussain Talat, Asif Ali, Mohammad Nawaz, Hasan Ali and Aamer Yamin for the series whereas uncapped player Zahid Mehmood has received his maiden international call-up.

Amad Butt, Zafar Gohar and Danish Aziz - all three of whom are yet to play a T20I for Pakistan - are also included in the 20-man squad.

Pakistan T20I squad

Babar Azam (capt), Haider Ali, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Khushdil Shah, Hussain Talat, Danish Aziz, Asif Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz, Zafar Gohar, Faheem Ashraf, Aamer Yamin, Amad Butt, Sarfaraz Ahmed (wk), Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Hasnain, Hasan Ali, Usman Qadir, Zahid Mehmood

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