Reserve players Khushdil Shah, Shahnawaz Dahani and Usman Qadir remain on standby after being overlooked for a berth.
Despite being in the autumn of his career, Shoaib remains a consistent performer on the T20 stage.
He was the fourth-highest run-scorer at the truncated 2021 Pakistan Super League and is currently averaging 75 in the National T20 Cup.
In 2021, Shoaib has 646 runs at 29.36 with three fifties in 29 innings.
Back in the fold for the first time since the third T20 against England in September 2020, he joins Sarfaraz Ahmed, Haider Ali and Fakhar Zaman in earning late call-ups to the squad.
Shoaib has played 443 T20s across a decorated career and the most of any player to represent Pakistan in the format (115). He captained the team at the inaugural World T20 in 2007 and was part of the side which won the tournament two years later in England.
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