The Pakistan Cricket Board on Thursday announced that the list of centrally contracted players has been reduced from 33 to 19.
After an underwhelming personal campaign at the Cricket World Cup, Pakistan veteran Shoaib Malik has retired from ODIs.
Shoaib Malik was not fit to skipper Pakistan in the fourth ODI against Australia, so Imad Wasim captained the team for the first tme.
Shoaib Malik will captain Pakistan in Sarfraz Ahmed's absence for the five-match series against Australia in the United Arab Emirates.
David Miller stood in for the rested Faf du Plessis and feared he was set to suffer defeat at one stage in Pakistan's unsuccessful chase.
Pakistan's bowlers toiled as Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan piled on the runs, easing India to a crushing victory.
Shoaib Malik hit a six and four in the final over to deny Afghanistan an Asia Cup win over Pakistan.
Fakhar Zaman smashed a record which was previously shared by Viv Richards, Kevin Pietersen, Jonathan Trott, Quinton de Kock and Babar Azam.