T20 World Cup 2024: Pakistan Name Babar Azam-Led Squad In Unique Way, Fans Announce All 15 Players; Video

T20 World Cup 2024: Pakistan Name Babar Azam-Led Squad In Unique Way, Fans Announce All 15 Players; Video

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has finally confirmed their squad for the 2024 T20 World Cup.

Aayushman VishwanathanUpdated: Friday, May 24, 2024, 09:59 PM IST
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PCB chose a unique way to announce the squad. | (Credits: Twitter)

After a long wait, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has finally announced their squad for the 2024 T20 World Cup. The 15-man squad, captained by Babar Azam, has no surprises, as they hope to capture their 2nd T20 World Cup title. It's worth noting that the PCB has not named any reserves for the showpiece event either.

Both Usman Khan and Saim Ayub have been retained despite delivering only modest returns contrary returns. Usman Khan won a place in the national squad on the back of his sensational PSL 2024 campaign, given he finished as the second-highest run-getter. However, he has managed only 59 runs in 5 T20Is. Saim Ayub, meanwhile, has managed only 284 runs in 20 outings.

Haris Rauf made a comeback, having recovered from a shoulder dislocation sustained during PSL 2024. However, there was no place for Hasan Ali, who was already released from the squad to face England in the four-game T20I series. After NZC and Cricket Australia, the PCB also adopted a unique way to announce their squad, roping in their fans to do it.

Pakistan Squad for T20 World Cup 2024:

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

The Men in Green will open their campaign against USA on June 6th as they hope to go one step ahead than the 2022 edition.

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