- Sources say leg spinner Zahid Mahmood is in line to be named in Pakistan’s T20I squad towards South Africa
- Mahmood’s identify nominated after selectors confirmed Shadab Khan won’t be accessible for the three-match sequence
- Wahab Riaz’s efficiency in New Zealand was additionally mentioned amongst selectors
KARACHI: Leg spinner Zahid Mahmood is in line to be named in Pakistan’s T20I squad for the sequence towards South Africa after it was confirmed that Shadab Khan won’t be accessible for the three-match sequence.
Sources have confirmed to Geo Information that Pakistani selectors have had preliminary discussions on the composition of the staff for the sequence. The squad is prone to be named on the finish of the primary Check in Karachi.
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Different names being thought-about for the sequence, embody Ammad Butt, Aamir Yamin, Sharjeel Khan, and Azam Khan.
Sources consider that Abdullah Shafiq, who was a part of T20I squad that toured New Zealand, is unlikely to retain his place within the staff. Wahab Riaz’s efficiency in New Zealand was additionally mentioned amongst selectors.
The three T20I sequence between Pakistan and South Africa shall be performed in Lahore subsequent month with matches being scheduled on eleventh, thirteenth and 14th of February.
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