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Pakistan Squad for Asia Cup, T20 World Cup 2016

  • Pakistan Cricket Board today has officially announced the squad of Pakistan Cricket Team for upcoming Asia Cup 2016 Bangladesh followed by the T20 World Cup 2016 in India. In the squad, the PCB selectors have selected four uncapped players for the T20 format event. These four new players are Khurram Manzoor (batsman) Babar Azam (batsman), all-rounder Mohammad Nawaz and fast bowler Rumman Raees.

    Pakistan squad for both upcoming international T20 tournaments that was first scheduled to announce during the Pakistan tour to New Zealand in 2016. Here is the squad of Pakistan Cricket Team for the upcoming Asia Cup 2016 and T20 World Cup 2016.

    The Selected players are:

    1. Shahid Afridi    (Captain)
    2. Mohammad Hafeez
    3. Shoaib Malik
    4. Umar Akmal
    5. Sarfaraz Ahmed  (Vice-Captain/WK)
    6. Babar Azam
    7. Iftikhar Ahmed
    8. Imad Wasim
    9. Anwar Ali
    10. Mohammad Irfan
    11. Wahab Riaz
    12. Mohammad Amir
    13. Mohammad Nawaz
    14. Khurram Manzoor
    15. Rumman Rais

    Team Officials:

    1. Intikhab Alam                                  Team Manager
    2. Waqar Younis                                  Head Coach
    3. Mushtaq Ahmed                              Spin Bowling Coach
    4. Grant William Flower                      Batting Coach
    5. Yasir Malik                                      Trainer for ACC T20 Asia Cup 2016 only
    6. Grant Trafford Luden                      Fielding Coach cum Trainer for ICC World T20 2016 only
    7. Dr. Sohail Saleem                             Physiotherapist
    8. Shahid Aslam                                   Assistant Team Manager
    9. Col. (R) Azam Khan                         Security Manager
    10. Agha Akbar                                      Media Manager
    11. Talah Ejaz                                         Analyst
    12. Malang Ali                                        Masseur

    “While picking the squad, the team management and skipper were consulted by the selectors, and all concerned gave their consent in this regard,” chief selector Rasheed said in a statement. “The T20 team has been selected keeping in mind the conditions during Asia Cup and World T20 and the recent performances of some players in domestic and A team tours. The team is a fine blend of experience and youth and the selectors believe that team will do well in both tournaments.”

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