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Haris Sohail replaces Babar Azam in Pakistan squad for Scotland T20Is

The left-handed Sohail has been roped in on the recommendation of skipper Sarfraz Ahmed and head coach Mickey Arthur for the two T20Is against Scotland.

Edited by: India TV Sports Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: June 04, 2018 17:11 IST ]
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On Monday, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced the 15-member T20I squad for the upcoming two-match series against Scotland. Left-hand batsman Haris Sohail has been included in the squad as a replacement for injured Babar Azam. Azam injured during the opening Test against England at Lord's when a Ben Stokes' delivery hit him on his left forearm. He scored 68 in that innings for the visitors.

Sohail has been roped in on the recommendation of skipper Sarfraz Ahmed and head coach Mickey Arthur. He has appeared in a total of seven T20Is for the country and scored 74 runs at an average of 18.50.

Apart from Sohail, the rest of the squad remains the same.

Pakistan will play two T20Is against Scotland at Edinburgh on June 12 and 13.

Pakistan Squad:

Fakhar Zaman, Ahmed Shehzad, Haris Sohail, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Hussain Tallat, Sarfraz Ahmed (C and WK), Fahim Ashraf, Shadab Khan, Muhammad Nawaz, Muhammad Amir, Hassan Ali, Rahat Ali, Usman Shanwari, Shaheen Shah Afridi 

(With Agency Inputs)

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