All-rounder Imad Wasim has been left out of the squad after failing to pass the fitness test during the ongoing training camp in Lahore on Monday.
The major absentee form the squad who thrashed Zimbabwe 5-0 in their last 50-over assignment was veteran all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez, who is being replaced by opener Shan Masood.
The left-hander has been inducted as the third opener for the team alongside Fakhar Zaman and Imamul Haq.
The Men in Green will face the qualifying team in their first match on September 16, whereas the match against arch-rivals India will be played on September 19 in Dubai.
Pakistan 16 member squad for Asia Cup 2018 announced.
Sarfraz Ahmed (Captain)
Imam ul Haq
— PCB Official (@TheRealPCB) September 4, 2018