Sarfaraz Ahmed got a chance in the T20 team against England
After being out of the team for a long time, Sarfaraz Ahmed got a chance in the T20 team against England. This is the former captain in the T20 squad for the first time since losing to Pakistan last year.
Mohammad Hafeez and Shoaib Malik have retained their places in the 16-member squad announced against England. The veteran all-rounders were called up for the three-match Twenty20 series against Bangladesh on home soil last January.
Haider Ali, Harris Rauf, and Wahab Riaz have been left out of the squad for the ongoing Test series against England. Opener Fakhar Zaman returned to the team. However, Shane Masood, the third-highest run-scorer in the domestic league PSL after Babar Azam and Shadab Khan, has been dropped. All three matches of the series will be played at Old Trafford. Where the first T20 will be played on August 28.
Pakistan vs England 2020 T20 squad:
Babar Azam (captain), Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Amir, Nasim Shah, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Shahin Shah Afridi, Shoaib Malik, and Wahab Riaz.