Pakistan Cricket Board has announced a 16member squad for the 5 match ODI series against South Africa in UAE 2013. The selectors have left out three players including Anwar Ali, Asad Ali and Harris Sohail from the squad that played against Zimbabwe in the recent ODI series.
Umer Akmal and Wahab Riaz are back in the ODI squad where as Sohaib Maqsood has also been included after impressive showing in the T-20s. Sarfraz Ahmed has been named as the only wicket keeper for the series. Senior players Shoib Malik and Abdur Razzak have been overlooked again after speculations about their inclusion in the squad for this series.
Pakistan will play 5 ODIs with the 1st one to be played 30th October at Sharjah
Pakistan ODI Team Squad: Misbah-ul-Haq (capt) Ahmed Shehzad, Nasir Jamshed, Mohammad Hafeez, Umar Amin, Umar Akmal, Shahid Afridi, Saeed Ajmal, Abdur Rehman, Mohammad Irfan, Junaid Khan, Sohail Tanvir, Wahab Riaz, Sohaib Maqsood, Asad Shafiq, Sarfraz Ahmed.