Pakistan on Wednesday dropped opener Ahmed Shehzad for this month’s Asia Cup and World Twenty20 as they announced a 15-man squad for the two major events.

Pakistan World Twenty20 & Asia Cup Squad: Shahid Afridi (capt), Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Umar Akmal, Sarfraz Ahmed, Babar Azam, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Anwar Ali, Mohammad Irfan, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Nawaz, Khurram Manzoor, Rumman Raees.

Umar Gul and Sohaib Maqsood owing to their poor form were replaced by young blood Rumman Raees and left arm spinner Mohammad Nawaz.

Pakistan World T20 Women’s Cricket Squad Announced

Kamran Akmal who was expected to make the comeback was also not selected in the side while his younger brother Umar Akmal got another chance.