Saud Shakeel replaced by Asif Ali in the national ODI squad
Young middle-order batsman Saud Shakeel has been ruled out of the ODI series against South Africa due to a left leg injury. He suffered a grade one tier injury during a practice match at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore on Wednesday.
The selection committee, after consulting the team management, has included Asif Ali in the national ODI squad as a substitute. Asif Ali is already part of the announced national Twenty20 squad against South Africa and Zimbabwe.
On the other hand, Saud Shakeel is also part of the announced national Test squad against Zimbabwe, so it has been decided that he will start his rehab program at the National High Performance Center for now and if he recovers before April 12, he will The remaining 10 members of the Test squad will leave for Harare