LAHORE – The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced 12-member squad instead of final eleven for the first T20 against World XI, which is all set to be played Today (Tuesday) at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore.
According to PakistanTribe’s sports desk, PCB finalised the names of 12 players for the squad which will face the World XI in the first of three T20 matches of the Independence Cup.
As per announcement, Pakistani pacer Mohammad Amir will miss out on the action as he is in London to celebrate his first child’s birth.
All-rounder Aamer Yamin, batsman Umar Amin and spinner Mohammad Nawaz will sit out during the first T20.
Hosts’ 12-member squad for Pakistan vs World XI 1st T20:
Sarfraz Ahmad (captain, wicketkeeper), Fakhar Zaman, Ahmed Shehzad, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Rumman Raees, Usman Khan Shinwari and Sohail Khan.
One of the fast bowlers, Usman Khan Shinwari and Sohail Khan, will be selected in the playing XI depending on pitch conditions.
Guests XI Squad for Pakistan vs World XI 1st T20:
Faf du Plessis (captain), David Miller, Morne Morkel, Tim Paine, Thisara Perera, Imran Tahir, Darren Sammy, Hashim Amla, Grant Elliott, Samuel Badree, George Bailey, Tamim Iqbal, Paul Collingwood and Ben Cutting.
Pakistan vs World XI 1st T20 will be started at 7:30PM (Pakistan Time) and 1230PM (GMT).