Pakistan announces its 20-men squad for three T20Is against South Africa, Hafeez & Shadab dropped

Pakistan vs South Africa: Pakistan Cricket Board has named four uncapped players in their 20-men squad including Zafar Gohar, all-rounder Amad Butt, Danis Aziz, and leg-spinner Zahid Mahmood in the squad.

By Mohit Sindhu, Updated : Jan 31, 2021 16:31 IST
Pakistan announces its 20-men squad for three T20Is against South Africa, Hafeez & Shadab dropped
Pakistan skipper Babar Azam and teammates. (Photo: gettyimages)

PAK vs SA T20Is: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announces its 20-man squad for the much-awaited upcoming T20I series against South Africa, starting February 11. Fakhar Zaman and Wahab Riaz have been dropped from the squad. Moreover, in-form Mohammad Hafeez, Shadab Khan, and Imad Wasim would also miss the Twenty20 leg. All the matches of the 3-match T20I series will be played at the Gaddafi Stadium. Take a look at Pakistan's squads for three T20Is with SA are given below.

Meanwhile, the Mohammad Akram-led selection panel has named four uncapped players in the form of southpaw Zafar Gohar, all-rounder Amad Butt, Danis Aziz, and leggy Zahid Mahmood in the squad. Babar Azam's men alongside their officials will enter the bio-secure bubble from Feb 3. The players who are a part of the second Test against South Africa in Rawalpindi will join the bio-bubble after the match.

Pakistan has last played a T20I series against New Zealand, which they lost by 2-1. Shadab Khan-led the side in New Zealand, Mohammad Hafeez continued his dream run with the bat against the Kiwis.

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