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PCB finally announces 15-member squad for T20 World Cup

The Babar Azam-led squad includes five fast bowlers, three wicketkeepers and four all-rounders.

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Friday finally announced a 15-member squad for the T20 World Cup.

The Babar Azam-led Pakistan squad includes five fast bowlers, three wicketkeepers and four all-rounders.

However, the names of reserves are not announced yet.

Abrar Ahmed, Azam Khan, Mohammad Abbas Afridi, Saim Ayub and Usman Khan have been picked for their maiden T20 World Cup.

Meanwhile, Mohammad Amir and Imad Wasim who last appeared in the 2016 and 2021 tournaments,  are also part of the squad.

While the other eight players participated in the 2022 event in Australia.

Pakistan T20 squad for World Cup:

1. Babar Azam (captain)

2. Abrar Ahmed

3. Azam Khan

4. Fakhar Zaman

5. Haris Rauf

6. Iftikhar Ahmed

7. Imad Wasim

8. Mohammad Abbas Afridi

9. Mohammad Amir

10. Mohammad Rizwan

11. Naseem Shah

12. Saim Ayub

13. Shadab Khan

14. Shaheen Shah Afridi

15. Usman Khan

Pakistan’s schedule of T20 World Cup matches:

6 June – vs USA, Grand Prairie Cricket Stadium, Dallas

9 June – vs India, Nassau County International Cricket Stadium, New York

11 June – vs Canada, Nassau County International Cricket Stadium, New York

16 June – vs Ireland, Central Broward Park & Broward County Stadium, Lauderhill, Florida

Pakistan has been seeded A2 in the first round and if they qualify for the second round, then their Super Eight matches will be as follows:

19 June – vs D1, Antigua

21 June – vs C2, Barbados

23 June – vs B1, Barbados

Saman Siddiqui

I am a freelance journalist, holding a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and an MS in Peace and Conflict Studies, associated with the electronic media industry since 2006 in various capacities. Here at OyeYeah, I cover a range of genres, from journalism to fiction to fashion, including reviews, and fact findings. 

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