Batting all-rounder Umar Amin to replace Shoaib Malik in ODI squad

Rawalpindi born batting allrounder Umar Amin has been called for the ODI team to replace injured Shoaib Malik. Shoaib Malik was hit while running for a single during the fourth ODI of Pakistan tour of New Zealand.

According to a media statement released by PCB, Pakistan Team Physiotherapist, Vib Singh gave an update about Shoib Malik:

“Shoaib Malik is doing better after sustaining a delayed concussion during the last ODI in Hamilton. However, he has not made a full recovery to be available for selection in the Wellington ODI.”

After consultation between Head Coach Mickey Arthur, Captain Sarfraz Ahmed and Chief Selector Inzamam-ul-Haq, Umar Amin has been drafted in to the ODI squad to replace Shoaib Malik.

Umar was already available in Wellington as part of the T20I squad.

News Reporter

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