Following the Asia Cup 2022, the Pakistan Cricket Board has announced their official squad for the T20 World Cup, scheduled in Australia next month.
The group includes Shaheen Afridi and Mohammad Wasim Jr, who missed the Asia Cup due to injury, and Babar Azam and Shadab Khan as Captain and Vice Captain as usual. Before the commencement of the T20 World Cup, the same squad will be participating in a Tri-series with Bangladesh and New Zealand. Pakistan Announced their Official Squad For T20 World Cup 2022
Pakistan T20 Squad for World Cup 2022
Pakistan won the title in 2009, reached the final in 2007, and featured in 2010, 2012, and 2021 semifinals. And now, for the 2022 edition, the Pakistan Cricket Board has just announced their official 15-member squad, as below;
Babar Azam (captain), Shadab Khan (vice-captain), Asif Ali, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim Junior, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shan Masood, and Usman Qadir.
Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Haris, and Shahnawaz Dahani are named as traveling reserves. The T20 World Cup will be starting from 16 October to 13 November 2022 in Australia.
Talking about this, PCB’s Chief selector Muhammad Wasim said, “We have a team that can perform strongly in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022. That’s why we have shown faith and confidence in almost the same set of players who have been part of the T20I squad post the 2021 World Cup in the UAE.”