Haris Sohail replaces Babar Azam for Scotland T20Is

04 Jun, 2018 4:34 pm

DUBAI (92 News) – Pakistan have recalled Haris Sohail for the two-match Twenty20 International series against Scotland in place of the injured Babar Azam.

Azam suffered a broken arm during the first Test of the recently concluded series against England, when a Ben Stokes bouncer stuck him on the forearm. He is a significant loss for the touring side, having struck half-centuries in his two most recent Test and T20I innings, including an unbeaten 97 off 51 balls opening the batting against the Windies.

Babar Azam retired hurt during the first Test against England Babar Azam retired hurt during the first Test against England. Sohail last played a T20I against New Zealand inJanuary. He made his debut five years ago against the Windies but has played only seven T20Is in total.

Scotland will host Pakistan at the Grange in Edinburgh for two games on 12 and 13 June.

Squad: Fakhar Zaman, Ahmed Shehzad, Haris Sohail, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Hussain Tallat. Sarfraz Ahmed (c, wk), Faheem Ashraf, Shadab Khan, Muhammad Nawaz, Mohammad Amir, Hasan Ali, Rahat Ali, Usman Shinwari, Shaheen Shah Afridi

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