LAHORE: Pakistan selectors made an addition to their squad for the Men’s ODI Asia Cup 2023 on Sunday. Left-handed batter Saud Shakeel has been added to the 17-member squad. Tayyab Tahir, the right-handed batter, will remain with the side as a travelling reserve. Shakeel has only played five ODIs so far but made an impressive start to his Test career. He has amassed six fifties and two hundreds in seven Tests including a match-winning 208 not out against Sri Lanka in Galle after Pakistan’s top order was dismantled by the home spinners. He has 2489 runs in List A matches at an average of 44.44. Shakeel was part of the final ODI against Afghanistan, where he made 9 of 6 before being run-out. He will travel along with the team to Multan on Sunday. The Asia Cup-bound players who played against Afghanistan in Sri Lanka are set to arrive in Multan on Sunday. A PCB release said that Babar Azam, Imam-ul-Haq and Naseem Shah will travel to Lahore on Sunday and join the side on Monday evening. Pakistan are scheduled to play Nepal in the Asia Cup opener in Multan on August 30. Pakistan squad: Babar Azam (captain), Shadab Khan (vice-captain), Abdullah Shafique, Faheem Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Haris (wk), Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Naseem Shah, Salman Ali Agha, Saud Shakeel, Shaheen Afridi and Usama Mir. Traveling reserve: Tayyab Tahir.