LAHORE: Shoaib Malik has been named in the Pakistan squad for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup after Sohaib Maqsood was ruled out due to a back injury he got during the National T20 Cup on Saturday.
Sohaib had underwent MRI scans for the lower back on Thursday after picking up the injury during 6 October match against Northern and consequently missed 7 October match against Central Punjab.
Chief selector Muhammad Wasim: “Sohaib is devastated to miss out on the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup as he had worked hard for this event and was in sparkling form. We feel for him but injuries are part and parcel of the sport. I am sure after undergoing rehabilitation, he’ll fully recover to be available for future assignments.