(Video) Haris Rauf, Shan Masood picked for Australia Tests

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Pakistan have called up Haris Rauf and brought back Shan Masood, naming them in their 16-man squad for the home Tests against Australia, kicking off in Rawalpindi on March 4. Rauf, who was a member of the Test squad in the series against South Africa and Zimbabwe last year, replaces off-spinner Bilal Asif in the squad. Masood has been drafted to fill the hole left by Abid Ali, who is still in recovery mode after being diagnosed with Acute Coronary Syndrome.

Pakistan squad for Australia Tests: Babar Azam (captain), Mohammad Rizwan (vice-captain), Abdullah Shafique, Azhar Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Fawad Alam, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Nawaz, Nauman Ali, Sajid Khan, Saud Shakeel, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shan Masood, Zahid Mahmood