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Zahid Mehmood replaces Shadab Khan for Pakistan tour of Zimbabwe

Fakhar Zaman will stay with the side for the T20Is in South Africa and Zimbabwe

Zahid Mehmood replaces Shadab Khan for Pakistan tour of Zimbabwe PHOTO COURTESY: PCB

Wrist spinner Zahid Mahmood has been named as Shadab Khan’s replacement for the three-match T20I series against Zimbabwe, which will be played from 21-25 April in Harare, while Fakhar Zaman will stay with the side for the T20Is in South Africa and Zimbabwe.

Zahid was originally named in the two-Test squad against Zimbabwe, while Fakhar was initially named for the ODIs.

Both the changes were approved by the national selection committee on the request of the team management.

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Earlier, Pakistan leg-spinner Shadab had been ruled out of the ongoing South Africa tour and upcoming tour of Zimbabwe after suffering an injury during the second ODI against the Proteas on Sunday.

Shadab, who has suffered an injury on his left toe, will undergo a four-week rehab.