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.