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PCB announces T20 squad, puts tickets for Lahore encounter on sale

PCB announces T20 squad, puts tickets for Lahore encounter on sale

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday announced the 16-member squad for the T20 series against Sri Lanka, and also put the tickets on sale for the last match of the series to be played in Lahore on October 29.

According to a statement issued by the board, Mohammad Hafeez has returned to the T20 squad and is replacing Sohail Khan who was part of the squad during the World XI's tour to Pakistan. Pacer Mohammad Amir who suffered an injury during the Test series is a part of the squad but subject to improvement in fitness.

PCB announced to put the tickets of seven enclosures of the Qaddafi stadium on sale, with prices ranging from Rs1,500 to Rs5,000. The third T20 match will be played in Lahore on October 29 while the first two matches of the series will be held in Abu Dhabi.

Despite the fact that Sri Lankan board has officially confirmed it will send its team for the match, certain important players including skipper Upul Tharanga and Lasith Malinga are likely to miss the game due to security reasons.

Squad: Sarfraz Ahmed (Capt)(Wk), Fakhar Zaman, Ahmed Shahzad, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Muhammad Hafeez, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Muhammad Nawaz, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Amir Yamin, Muhammad Amir (Subject to fitness clearance), Rumman Raees, Usman Shinwari and Umar Amin.

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