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Pakistan drop Shehzad for Asia Cup and World Twenty20

Ahmed Shehzad has been axed

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Pakistan have made four changes to their squad for this month’s Asia Cup followed by the World Twenty20, including the axing of struggling opener Ahmed Shehzad after a poor run of form. The 24-year-old Shehzad managed just 33 runs in Pakistan’s 2-1 T20 series loss in New Zealand last month. Also out are Sohaib Maqsood, paceman Umar Gul and wicket-keeper batsman Mohammad Rizwan. Chief selector Haroon Rasheed said the squad was selected after considering the conditions in Asia Cup hosts Bangladesh and India, where the World Twenty20 will be staged. “While picking the squad, the team management and skipper were…

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