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Pakistan release key pacer from squad ahead of England series 

Pakistan have released fast bowler Hasan Ali from their squad for the four-game T20I series against England.

Hasan Ali had been included in the squad as an injury cover for fast bowler Haris Rauf. The Pakistan team management has decided to let Hasan Ali continue his commitments in county cricket for Warwickshire.

Hasan's most recent appearance came in the third T20I against Ireland, where he bowled three overs and conceded 42 runs without a wicket.

Hasan Ali finds a thick outside edge

Overall, the 29-year-old has 60 wickets from 51 appearances in the format at an average of 24.26 and an economy of 8.45. Abbas Afridi, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Amir and Naseem Shah will form Pakistan's pace attack during their series against England.

Pakistan are yet to name their squad for the upcoming ICC Men's T20 World Cup in the West Indies and the USA.

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