The injured Mohammad Abbas and Fakhar Zaman are included in Pakistan's Test squad, alongside Mohammad Amir, Shadab Khan and Mohammad Rizwan.

Pakistan bring in Amir, Shadab and Rizwan for South Africa series

Mohammad Amir, Shadab Khan and Mohammad Rizwan have been included in Pakistan's Test squad for the tour of South Africa. 

The trio are included in the travelling party for the three-match series, starting on December 26, alongside injury doubts Mohammad Abbas and Fakhar Zaman. 

Seamer Abbas missed the final Test against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi with a shoulder issue, while batsman Fakhar is still rehabilitating a knee problem suffered in October. 

The pair are both expected to recover in time to play in the series opener at Centurion, however. 

Mohammad Hafeez is no longer available after announcing his retirement from Test cricket at the end of the series against the Black Caps.

Pakistan squad: Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Shan Masood, Azhar Ali, Haris Sohail, Asad Shafiq, Babar Azam, Sarfraz Ahmed, Mohammad Rizwan, Yasir Shah, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Abbas, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Amir, Faheem Ashraf, Shaheen Afridi.

ICC confirms smart watch ban

ICC confirms smart watches prohibited

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Banned Bancroft cleared to play

Banned Bancroft cleared to play in Western Australia

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Hussain pays tribute to Cook

Cook retires: Hussain calls England opener 'truly remarkable'

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Vince, Curran star in Sixers win

Vince, Curran star as Sixers trounce Heat to move second

James Vince and Tom Curran were star performers in an emphatic BBL victory for Sydney Sixers over Brisbane Heat on Sunday.

Vince left out of England squad

Vince left out of England squad as Cook prepares for final Test

England are set to name the same team again for the fifth Test against India, with Alastair Cook in line for his final appearance.