Pakistan take on New Zealand on March 17 in Mirpur before facing AB de Villiers' South Africa on March 19 in Fatullah.
“He will not leave with the team on Thursday night as the Board first wanted him to be cleared in a fitness test.”
Ukraine's 31st-ranked Alexandr Dolgopolov toppled defending champion Rafael Nadal 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (7/5).
“In Brazil we had one bad experience. Now the people are afraid of the same thing happening,” Pele said.
“I failed to understand the manner in which we used our bowlers,” Akram said of Pakistan's loss in the final.
He was seen as a brash and arrogant South African but no one can dispute the impact Smith had on the world stage.
“This country has given us a lot and now it is our duty to pay back,” said Shehzad.
Root will miss the World T20 in Bangladesh after fracturing his thumb, with Ian Bell replacing him: ICC
“There's a disappointment that we couldn't win the [Asia Cup] final, but the morale of the team is very good.”
West Indies returned to winning ways in the shortest variety, defeating England by 27 runs in the first T20.
Pakistan's bowling attack has left the team management much to ponder as the attention now shifts to the World T20.