KARACHI: Led by newly installed skipper Azhar Ali a 26-member Pakistan squad One-Day International squad left here for Dhaka on Monday for the three-match ODI series starting from April 17.
Azhar has replaced Misbah-ul-Haq as the one-day captain of the revamped Pakistan team after his retirement after the World Cup held in Australia and New Zealand.
Shahid Afridi has also retired while Younus Khan was rested and Ahmed Shehzad was dropped from the ODI team on disciplinary grounds from the World Cup team.
Middle order batsman Asad Shafiq, Fawad Alam has staged a comeback in the team while Muhammad Rizwan has been picked for his maiden strip with the national team.
Off-spinner Saeed Ajmal, who was cleared of his suspect action has staged a comeback in the team with opener Muhammad Hafeez.
Left arm paceman Junaid Khan has replaced Sohail Khan in the squad after he developed back problem.
Before departing for Bangladesh capital, Azhar Ali vowed to live to the expectations of the nation.
He said he was looking forward to new challenges ahead of him and hoped that his team will try to give their best.
Azhar, who was selected in the ODI team for the first time in two years, said he was fully aware of his responsibilities.
Sami Aslam, Sarfraz Ahmed (Vice Captain), Mohammad Hafeez (openers), Asad Shafiq, Fawad Alam, Azhar Ali (Captain), Mohammad Rizwan, Haris Sohail, (middle order batsmen), Saeed Ajmal, Yasir Shah (Spinners), Wahab Riaz, Rahat Ali, Ehsan Adil and Junaid Khan (Fast bowlers).
Manager: Naveed Akram Cheema; Head Coach: Waqar Younis; Batting Coach: Grant Flower; Spin Bowling Coach: Mushtaq Ahmed; Fielding Coach: Grand Luden; Physio/Trainer: Brad Robinson; Assistant Coach: Shahid Aslam; Security officer: Col. (Retd) Muhammad Azam Khan; Analyst: Usman Hashmi.