No room for Jamshed, Amin as Pak name ODI squad for Sri Lanka series
Johannesburg: Pakistan have left out opener Nasir Jamshed and middle-order batsman Umar Amin from their 15-man squad for the five-match one-day series against Sri Lanka starting in Sharjah from Wednesday, according to reports.
According to Sport24, Jamshed and Amin were part of the squad, which beat South Africa 2-1 away last month, Pakistan`s first-ever win against the Proteas.
The 24-year-old Jamshed scored two and 24 in the two matches he played of the series while Umar Amin made 25 in his only appearance, the report said.
They beat Sri Lanka in the first Twenty20 on Wednesday and will complete the two-match series on Friday before starting the one-day leg, the report added.
Pakistan will also play three Tests against Sri Lanka for which a squad will be named later, the report further said.
There was also no place for veterans Shoaib Malik and Abdul Razzaq who both had to return from South Africa after injuries, according to the report.
Sharjeel Khan, 24-year-old opener who is also part of the Twenty20 squad, earned a place in the one-day team for the first time, replacing Jamshed, the report mentioned.
Squad: Misbah-ul Haq (captain), Mohammad Hafeez, Sharjeel Khan, Ahmed Shehzad, Sohaib Maqsood, Haris Sohail, Asad Shafiq, Umar Akmal, Shahid Afridi, Saeed Ajmal, Abdur Rehman, Junaid Khan, Anwar Ali, Sohail Tanvir, Bilawal Bhatti.