KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board on Monday introduced the inclusion of Sharjeel Khan and Mohammad Sami within the national squad for the upcoming Asia Cup and World T20 tournaments, whereas Khalid Latif made it handiest to the sector T20 squad.
The modifications in the national facet had been made because of the accidents sustained by Babar Azam and Rumman Raees right through the on-going Pakistan tremendous League (PSL), making the gamers unavailable for both of the tournaments.
in keeping with a press free up issued with the aid of PCB, Babar Azam suffered a fracture on his left forearm throughout a convention session with Islamabad United, CT scans printed.
the appropriate-exceeded batsman shall be again after round three to 4 weeks according to the docs.
Azam’s United teammate Ruman Raees suffered a grade one hamstring pressure and is working to regain his health.
“After having looked on the performance of the players in the PSL, the choice committee along with Captain Shahid Afridi and Head teach Waqar Younis made up our minds to include Sharjeel Khan and Mohammad Sami as replacements for injured Babar Azam and Ruman Raees respectively for each Asia Cup and World Cup,” mentioned Pakistan chief selector Haroon Rasheed.
Sharjeel scored a 117 off sixty two balls within the 1/3 qualifying ultimate of the PSL against a powerful Peshawar Zalmi assault on Sunday whereas Mohammad Sami has taken six wickets, gifting away just 23 runs in his remaining two PSL outings.
“in view that now we have options on hand to bring in adjustments in our World T20 squad before the support length starting from March 8, 2016, it has also been decided to make use of this feature and embrace Khalid Latif, who showed marvelous display of power hitting in the PSL matches.
Khalid Latif additionally hit form lately and has piled one hundred ninety runs in eight PSL suits so far.
“Khalid Latif could now not be made part of the Asia Cup squad because of some technical reasons but would join the squad for the world Cup,” brought Rasheed.
The Asia Cup and World T20 kick off on February 24 and March sixteen respectively.