Without any proper reason, the opening batsman and a prolific run scorer of the domestic cricket of Pakistan, Shan Masood was removed from the ODI unit against New Zealand which moved cricket followers to question the wisdom of this move.
The Kuwait born batsman was extremely disappointed to lose his place in the national side as the stylish batsman was found in superlative form playing against New Zealand A. According to the reports, he also texted coach Mickey Arthur about his dismissal from the squad but did not get any response.
The 29-year old batsman possesses an awe-inspiring record in 50-over cricket as his runs tally amounts to 3719 runs in 82 innings. With a marvelous batting average of 57.21, he also has 11 centuries and 22 half-centuries to his name.