The selectors could not choose three players including Anwar Ali, Asad Ali and Harris Sohail which had played ODI Series against Zimbabwe in 2013.
Where as Sohaib Maqsood has also been selected after excellent performance showing in the T-20s.
Sarfraz Ahmed has been named as the only wicket keeper for the series.
Senior players Shoib Malik and Abdur Razzak have been missed again after conjectures about their inclusion in the squad for this series.
Pakistan will play 5 ODI’s with the 1st one to be played 30th October at Sharjah
Pakistan Squad against South Africa:
Misbah-ul-Haq (capt) Ahmed Shehzad, Nasir Jamshed, Mohammad Hafeez, Umar Amin, Umar Akmal, Shahid Afridi, Saeed Ajmal, Abdur Rehman, Mohammad Irfan, Junaid Khan, Sohail Tanvir, Wahab Riaz, Sohaib Maqsood, Asad Shafiq, Sarfraz Ahmed.