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Pakistan’s 15-member squad 'finalised' for T20 World Cup 2024

By News Desk

May 17, 2024 10:46 PM


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The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has finalized the Green Shirts’ squad for the tournament as anticipation builds for the T20 World Cup 2024, reported 24NewsHD TV channel. 

Babar Azam will lead the 15-member squad, meanwhile pacer Haris Rauf has also been included after recovering from injury. 

Hasan Ali, Salman Ali Agha and Irfan Khan will travel with the team as reserves during the World Cup.

 The 15-member squad, captained by Babar Azam, comprises five fast bowlers and four all-rounders.

 Babar Azam (c), Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Rizwan, Usman Khan, Azam Khan, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Saim Ayub, Iftikhar Ahmed, Abrar Ahmed, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Amir, Naseem Shah, Abbas Afridi and Haris Rauf.

Pakistan’s likely squad for T20 World Cup:
  • Babar Azam (c)
  • Fakhar Zaman
  • Mohammad Rizwan
  • Usman Khan
  • Azam Khan
  • Imad Wasim
  • Shadab Khan
  • Saim Ayub
  • Iftikhar Ahmed
  • Abrar Ahmed
  • Shaheen Afridi
  • Mohammad Amir
  • Naseem Shah
  • Abbas Afridi
  • Haris Rauf

Reserves:

  • Salman Ali Agha
  • Hasan Ali
  • Irfan Khan

The PCB will officially announce the squad after the first match of the T20I series against England on May 22, with the International Cricket Council (ICC) setting a May 25 deadline for finalizing the 15-member World Cup squad.

Pakistan is placed in Group A for the World Cup, alongside arch-rivals India, Ireland, Canada, and the USA.

Pakistan’s T20 World Cup 2024 Schedule:

  • June 6: Pakistan vs USA, Dallas
  • June 9: Pakistan vs India, New York
  • June 11: Pakistan vs Canada, New York
  • June 16: Pakistan vs Ireland, Lauderhill

Groups for T20 World Cup 2024:

  • Group A: India, Pakistan, Ireland, Canada, United States
  • Group B: England, Australia, Namibia, Scotland, Oman
  • Group C: New Zealand, West Indies, Afghanistan, Uganda, Papua New Guinea
  • Group D: South Africa, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Netherlands, Nepal

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