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Pakistan pacer Haris Rauf is currently on the sidelines after suffering a shoulder injury during the Pakistan Super League (PSL) season nine earlier this year.

The injury also forced Haris to miss the ongoing five-match T20I series against New Zealand on home soil.

However, Rauf has now completed his rehab and has also started doing gym training.

The right-armer is on the selection committee’s radar for the T20 World Cup, which begins in June, but they will be keeping a close eye on how he bowls during practice sessions in the coming days.

Earlier this month, while speaking at a press conference in Lahore, Pakistan selector Wahab Riaz said that Rauf will “probably be fit for the England series”.

The deadline for squad submission for T20 World Cup is May 1 but changes can be made till 25th of next month. After that, approval from the International Cricket Council (ICC) will be needed for any changes in the squad.

Pakistan team will play three T20Is against Ireland and four against England away from home next month.

Pakistan squad will depart for the United States, ahead of the T20 World Cup, from England.

The coaching staff for Pakistan men’s team will also be announced after the conclusion of the series against New Zealand.

Former South African batter Gary Kirsten and ex-Australian pacer Jason Gillespie have been finalised by the PCB for the role of white-ball and red-ball head coach, respectively, for the national men’s side, Geo News reported earlier this month.

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