The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has released Pakistan’s Asia Cup squad and player list for the upcoming 2022 tournament. All eyes will be on Babar Azam as he guides Pakistan to victory in the cricket competition. Hasan Ali was benched in favor of a younger player, Naseem Shah. Even though he was still recovering from an injury sustained in the previous series, Shaheen Shah Afridi was also included in the team.
Pakistan Complete Squad For Asia Cup 2022
Pakistan will play a three-game One-Day International series in the Netherlands. The five athletes selected for this excursion will sit out of the Asia Cup. In this group are the players Abdullah Shafiq, Imam ul Haq, Mohammad Haris, Salman Ali, and Zahid Mahmood. Asif Ali, Haider Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, and Usman Qadir have all made the cut for the Asia Cup. The team has elected Shadab Khan to the position of vice-captain.
At the start of the Asia Cup on August 27th, Pakistan’s first opponent will be India. Group A now consists of these two squads. India and Pakistan aren’t the only two teams in Group A, though. India and Pakistan will be joined by the winner of the qualifying round. The members of Group B are Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh.
Pakistan Squad 2022:
Babar Azam (Captain), Shadab Khan, Asif Ali, Haider Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Usman Qadir, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Rauf, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim Jr., Naseem Shah, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shahnawaz Dahani.
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