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What is new in Pakistan’s ODI squad for England?

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Tuesday announced squad as Umar Gul makes comeback for Pakistan One Day Internationals (ODI) series against England later this month.

Selector Inzimam ul Haq continues to shock, as left arm pacer Mohammad Irfan has been compromised over Umar Gul who has been failing to make an impact earlier in domestic season.

Legspinner Yasir Shah has also made a return to limited-overs cricket for the first time since November 2015. He had been suspended for a doping offence and was unavailable for selection when Pakistan had toured New Zealand in January 2016.

Notable exclusions from the squad were fast bowler Mohammad Irfan and opening batsman Ahmed Shehzad, who has been replaced by the in-form Sami Aslam.

Hasan, the 22-year old right-arm seamer, is the only one without any experience in international cricket. He made his List A debut in 2013 and has taken 40 wickets in 21 matches at an average of 22.87. He is already in the UK, with the Pakistan A team, playing a triangular series against England Lions and Sri Lanka A.

Pakistan’s ODI squad: Azhar Ali (capt), Sharjeel Khan, Sami Aslam, Mohammad Hafeez, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Sarfraz Ahmed, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Amir, Wahab Riaz, Umar Gul, Hasan Ali, Imad Wasim, Yasir Shah, Mohammad Nawaz