Shoiab Malik's surprise entry in playing XI has overjoyed cricket crazy nation. Malik has been replaced by Sohaib Maqsood who has been ruled out of the World T20-bound squad. Malik entry is the most commenting thing right now on Twitter. Soon after the final selection, cricket lovers make the trend of #shoaibmalik popular on social sites as he is back in the national squad who will play in ICC World T20 Cup.

Earlier, it has been observed that malik's inclusion in playing XI is based on the 50-50 theory. But the final decision by selectors had made the fans happiest. Right fter the announcement, crickets enthusiasts reacted differently to Malik's inclusion in the Pakistani World T20 squad.

Malik was the captain of the side in the inaugural T20 World Cup in 2007 and was a member of the squad that lifted the trophy in 2009. He also played in 2012, 2014, and 2016 editions.