Pakistan announced its Pakistan Cricket Team squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 on Thursday.
Pakistan will hope for better performance in the tournament following the 5-0 whitewash against Australia in the UAE.
The World Cup squad is a combination of three openers, four middle-order batsmen, wicket-keeper/batsman in Sarfaraz Ahmed, two spinners and five fast bowlers.
“Abid is the third opener in the side, and has earned a place following a string of high scores, including a magnificent century on debut against Australia last month. Hasnain has been selected due to his sheer pace and speed. He may not have played many ODIs but he has already made an impact by making the top batsmen hop and run in his brief career while also picking up wickets.
“Abid Ali and Mohammad Hasnain have been selected after they cleared their fitness tests at the National Cricket Academy on Thursday morning.
Pakistan left out experienced but out-of-form pacer Mohammad Aamir from its 15-member World Cup squad while including teenage fast bowler Mohammad Hasnain in the line-up. Chief Selector Inzamam-ul-Haq announced the squad and revealed Amir was been left out of Pakistan’s world cup squad but has been included in their squad for their pre-tournament series against England.
The 18-year-old seamer Mohammad Hasnain was preferred over Amir and Usman Khan Shinwari, because of his ability to click 150kph, according to Pakistan chief selector Inzamam ul Haq.
“Hafeez has not played any cricket for the past 10-odd weeks, but he has always featured in our plans. Although his inclusion in the World Cup squad is subject to fitness, yesterday we got a boost when he started playing with tennis ball with his doctor confirming he will be available for selection for the series against England.
Pakistan Cricket Team Confirmed Squad For ICC Cricket World Cup 2019
List of Final 15 Players of Pakistan Squad fro world cup 2019
Sarfaraz Ahmed (c & wk), Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Abid Ali, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik (vc), Mohammad Hafeez, Haris Sohail, Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim, Hasan Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Hasnain
Pakistan Cricket Team Captain for world cup 2019
Q)Who is the captain of Pakistan Cricket Team in 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup?
Ans) Sarfraz Ahmed is the captain of Pakistan cricket team Squad for cricket world cup 2019 season
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) have named Sarfraz Ahmed as Pakistan’s captain for the Cricket World Cup 2019.
Putting an end to all the speculation surrounding regular captain Sarfraz Ahmed, PCB chairman Hassan Mani made it official on Tuesday that Sarfraz will also lead Pakistan against Australia prior to the World Cup.
Pakistan Cricket Team Schedule For World Cup 2019
|Friday, 31 May||V West Indies||Trent Bridge|
|Monday, 03 June||V England||Trent Bridge|
|Friday, 07 June||V Sri-Lanka||Bristol County Ground|
|Wednesday, 12 June||V Australia||County Ground Taunton|
|Sunday, 16 June||V India||Old Trafford|
|Sunday, 23 June||V South Africa||Lord’s|
|Wednesday, 26 June||V New Zealand||Edgbaston|
|Saturday, 29 June||V Afghanistan||Headingly|
|Friday, 05 July||V Bangladesh||Lords|
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When is the First Match between India vs Pakistan?
The First match of Team India against Pakistan is set to take place for 16th June 2019 at Manchester ground.
The India Vs Pakistan match in this ICC World Cup is going to be an exciting affair and will be one of the most participated games of the complete tournament. After the loss in the World Championship league Final against Pakistan, India is now looking to settle the account against Pakistan with a win.
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