Chief Selector Mohammad Ilyas made this announcement while announcing a 16-member squad for the tour on Wednesday.
Misbah ul Haq has been retained as the team’s captain. He is currently leading the national side in ongoing Test series agaisnt Sri Lanka.
Besides, all-rounder Abdul Razzaq, Shoiab Malik and Umar Akmal have also been included in the squad.
Pakistan is to play five ODIs against Sri Lanka and team members would be Misbah ul Haq (captain), Shahid Afridi, Shaoib Malik, Muhammad Hafeez, , Abdul Razzaq, Imran Farhat, Younis Khan, Asad Shafiq, Umar Akmal, Sarfaraz Ahmed (wicketkeeper), Sohail Tanvir, Umar Gul, Abdul Rehman, Saeed Ajmal, Aizaz Cheema and Junaid Khan
On a question about Wahab Riaz, the acting chief selector chose to sidestep the question.