National Chief Selector, Inzamam-ul-Haq, after consultation with the captain Sarfraz Ahmed and head coach Mickey Arthur, has announced a 15-man squad for ODI series against South Africa.
Injured left-arm batsman Haris Sohail, left-arm bowler Junaid Khan and Asif Ali have been dropped from the squad.
In-form Shan Masood, Mohammad Amir and wicket-keeper batsman Mohammad Rizwan will replace the trio in the squad.
Opening duo Imam-ul-Haq and Fakhar Zaman will be accompanied by Shan Masood as the third opener.
With Sarfraz as a skipper and Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Hafeez as the senior players, the selectors have aimed to retain the former ODI squad with only minor changes.
The five-match ODI series will start in Port Elizabeth on 19 January.
Here’s Pakistan’s complete squad:
Sarfraz Ahmed, Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Hafeez, Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Shan Masood, Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Imad Waseem, Mohammad Amir, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Usman Khan Shinwari, Hassan Ali, Hussain Talat