Saud Shakeel added to Pakistan squad for Asia Cup

COLOMBO (Balochistan Times) - Pakistan have made an addition to their squad for the Men's ODI Asia Cup 2023 by adding left-handed batter Saud Shakeel to the 17-member squad.

Tayyab Tahir, the right-handed batter, will remain with the side as a travelling reserve.

The Babar Azam’s side will arrive in Multan on Sunday, and will rest the next day. The team management has provided relaxation to the players who participated in the Lankan Premier League. Babar, Imamul Haq and Naseem Shah will travel to Lahore on Sunday and join the side on Monday evening.

The players will train on Tuesday, 29 August, at the Multan Cricket Stadium from 1630 till 1930. Before the start of the session, the Pakistan captain will hold pre-series media conference. Pakistan play Nepal in Multan on in the tournament opener August 30.

Pakistan squad: Babar Azam (captain), Shadab Khan (vice-captain), Abdullah Shafique, Faheem Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imamul Haq, Muhammad Haris (wk), Muhammad Nawaz, Muhammad Rizwan (wk), Muhammad Wasim Jnr, Naseem Shah, Salman Ali Agha, Saud Shakeel, Shaheen Afridi and Usama Mir. Traveling reserve: Tayyab Tahir.

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