The one-day career of senior batsman Younis Khan seems to be over with Pakistan’s nationwide selection committee disregarding him for the five-match series against South Africa in the UAE.
The 16-member squad announced on Saturday for the series in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah furthermore does not include seniors like Shoaib Malik and Kamran Akmal who have been ignored by the selectors since after the ICC Champions Trophy in England this year.
Younis, one of Pakistan’s most prolific batsmen, has furthermore not been advised for one-day matches since he last performed in the series in South Africa early this year.
The other players in the check squad not kept for the one-day series encompass left-arm spinner Zulfiqar Babar who took five wickets in his debut check and openers, Khurrum Manzoor the man of the agree in the first check with a century and debutant, Shaan Masood who scored 75.
Today Pakistan won the first Test against South Africa in Abu Dhabi with major assistance from these three players.
The national selectors, however, recalled all-rounder, Muhammad Hafeez for the agrees from Oct 30 to Nov 11 in Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and Dubai.
Hafeez was dropped recently for the check series against the South Africans.
The ODI squad includes older all-rounder Shahid Afridi and four left-arm pacers, Muhammad Irfan, Junaid Khan, Wahab Riaz and Sohail Tanvir.
Pakistan ODI squad: Ahmed Shahzad, Nasir Jamshed, Muhammad Hafeez, Misbah-ul-Haq (Capt), Asad Shafiq, Umar Akmal, Umar Amin, Shahid Afridi, Sohaib Maqsood, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Abdul Rehman, Saeed Ajmal, Muhammad Irfan, Junaid Khan, Wahab Riaz and Sohail Tanvir