Pakistan Announced Squad For World T20 Cup 2016 and Asia Cup. Opener Ahmad Shahzad is dropped due to bad performances in limited over game. Pakistan have picked four uncapped players in the T20I cricket- batsmen Khurram Manzoor and Babar Azam, fast bowler Rumman Raees, and all-rounder Mohammad Nawaz.
They forgot opener Ahmed Shehzad from the squad that visited New Zealand in January, alongside batsmen Shoaib Maqsood and Saad Nasim, wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan, allrounder Aamer Yamin and quick bowler Umar Gul.
Shahid Afridi (capt), Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Umar Akmal, Sarfraz Ahmed, Babar Azam, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Anwar Ali, Mohammad Irfan, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Nawaz, Khurram Manzoor, Rumman Raees.
“While picking the squad, the team management and skipper were consulted by the selectors, and all concerned gave their consent in this regard,” Rasheed said.Shahid Afridi will lead the national T20 squad.
The Asia Cup will be played from February 24-March 6 followed by the World Twenty20 from March 8-April 3.Pakistan Announced Squad For World T20 Cup 2016 and Asia Cup.