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Cricket news - Amir returns to Pakistan T20 squad for South Africa series

Pakistan are the top ranked team in T20Is

After his comeback in the Test and ODI squad on this tour, Mohammad Amir is also the shortest format of the page, as he was called, in the 15-man squad for the three T20Is against South Africa. Pakistan is only one change to the team that whitewashed Australia and new Zealand have made it, 3-0 margins in the United Arab Emirates. Waqas Maqsood, who bowled only 11 balls in his first T20I appearance during the last new Zealand T20I, has been omitted.

Amir last turned out in T20Is for Pakistan in July 2018, while a whole series in Zimbabwe, which the hosts and Australia. He took three wickets against Australia in the final, which Pakistan won by six wickets.

Sarfaraz Ahmed (captain, wicketkeeper), Asif Ali Babar Azam, Faheem Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Hasan Ali, Talat Hussain, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Hafeez, Sahibzada Farhan, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Shoaib Malik, Usman Shinwari

After the expulsion from the one-day squad on the basis of a poor run in ODIs, Asif Ali is under scanner during the three T20Is. He scored 150 runs at a strike rate of over 180 in nine Mzansi Super League games Cape town, flash. His run with the franchise included a score of 80.

The number one ranked Pakistan are unbeaten in their last nine T20Is. They had a successful year in 2018, in which they won 17 of 19 matches in the shorter format.

"Once again, the selectors are preceded with the policy of maintaining the consistency and loyalty, a winning combination," said Inzamam-ul-Haq, Chairman of the selectors. "While our focus is very strongly on the this year's ICC Cricket World Cup, we must not forget that the T20 WC is in Australia in the second half of the year 2020. So, we need to give as much exposure and experience to our aspiring players as possible, but without compromising on the assignments in hand."

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