Hasan Ali is the leader of Pakistan bowling line-up in shorter formats of the game. The dynamic fast bowler showed a lot of prominence from the start of his career. The high point in Hasan's career is the 2017 Champions Trophy in England where he was the leading wicket-taker of the tournament with 13 at an average of 14.69, despite having a bad start in the tournament against arch-rivals India in the opening game. Ali was smashed for 70 runs in the game and he managed to take only one wicket there. After that, he rocked the world cricket with his excellent performances until Asia Cup 2018, where he was a total disappointment in Pakistan's poor performance.read more
Since then, Pakistan has played India twice in the 50-over format and got thrashed both times -- at the 2018 Asia Cup in Dubai and the 2019 ODI World Cup in England.
All four senior Pak cricketers, who were recently awarded 'A' grade contracts by the PCB, have told a senior board official that their match fees should be revised.
Pakistan also lost their middle order batsman, Haris Sohail, to a leg injury before the start of the three-match ODI series where they lost 3-0.
The former Pak captain also declined to state the exact reasons for his decision citing contractual obligations.
Hasan has been the key bowler for Islamabad this season, grabbing 10 wickets in six games at an impressive average of 14.
The PCB has carried out a relentless schedule of COVID-19 tests on all the players and officials selected to travel to South Africa and Zimbabwe and only Hasan had tested positive in the initial tests.
Hasan Ali bowled an absolute ripper to dismiss South Africa's Rassie van der Dussen on the final day of the second Test in Rawalpindi.
The board announced it will provide financial assistance to Hasan, who is currently not a centrally contracted player, till he returns to competitive cricket.
Meanwhile, left-arm pacer Wahab Riaz, who was also left out of the central contract list, is still part of the WhatsApp group.
Hasan has not played for Pakistan since last year's World Cup in England and only appeared in some matches of the Pakistan Super League in February-March before breaking down with the back problem.
Hasan was dropped from the list of contracted players by the PCB on Wednesday along with senior pacers, Wahab Riaz and Mohammad Aamir.
Pakistan's head coach-cum-selector Misbah-ul-Haq defended the axing of senior players like Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Aamir and Hasan Ali from the central contracts list.
Pakistan fast bowler Hasan Ali will miss the Test series against Sri Lanka in December due to rib injury.
Pakistan fast bowler Hasan Ali continues to remain out of action due to a back problem, and will not feature in the side's upcoming T20I series against Australia.
Abid Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Usman Shinwari and Mohammad Hasnain have earned recalls.
Shamia Arzoo, who hails from Haryana, is a flight engineer with Emirates Airlines and her family members are settled in New Delhi.
Pakistan fast bowler Hasan Ali is getting married to Indian national Samia Arzoo in Dubai on September 20.
Hasan said he had met with Shamia one year ago in Dubai and their friendship had grown since that meeting.
Hasan, who has played nine Tests and 53 ODIs, played an instrumental role in Pakistan's 2017 Champions Trophy triumph.
The Indian studied engineering from England and lives with her parents in Dubai, with some of the family members in New Delhi, said the report.