Subscribe for notification

Pakistan announce squad for Asia Cup

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced the 16-men squad for the upcoming Asia Cup scheduled to be played in United Arab Emirates (UAE) from September 15.

The Chief Selector Inzamam-ul-Haq announced the squad here on Tuesday.

The squad remained unchanged with two or three changes from the last team played 5-match ODI series against Zimbabwe.

The alrounder Muhammad Hafeez, Yasir Shah and Imad Wasim have been dropped out from the 16-member squad while the emerging 18-year-old fast bowler Shaheen Afridi and opening batsman Shan Masood included for the 6-nation tournament.

The 16-member team includes, Sarfaraz Ahmad (Captian),  Fakhar Zaman, Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Amir, Shadab Khan, Imam ul Haq, Shan Masood, Babar Azam, Asif Ali, Haris Sohail, Mohammad Nawaz, Fahim Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Junaid Khan, Usman Shinwari and Shaheen Afridi.

Pakistan will play a group match against a qualifier on September 16 and against India on September 19. The tournament will begin on September 15 with the final on September 28.

This year’s Asia Cup will feature India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Afghanistan while the sixth team will be determined via a playoff that includes UAE, Hong Kong, Nepal, Singapore, Malaysia and Oman.


Recent Posts

Did we all take the blue pill in the end?

The Matrix wants us to imagine the terrifying possibility of living in a false world where we’re being controlled by…

2 hours ago

Uzma Khan controversy: Amber Malik leaves the country in chartered flight?

A Pakistani journalist residing in UK claims that Amber Malik has left the country in a chartered flight after the…

2 hours ago

Punjab Assembly Budget session to be held at Falttes hotel on 5th june

For the first time in history of Punjab Assembly budget session 2020 will be held outside Punjab assembly premises due…

3 hours ago

COAS reiterates Pakistan’s commitment towards global peace

Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa on occasion of the International Day of United Nations (UN) Peacekeepers day…

3 hours ago

Coronavirus cases in Pakistan jump to 64,000

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases has surged to 64,028 in Pakistan today, while the death toll stands at 1,317.…

3 hours ago

Toshakhana case: AC issues arrest warrant against Nawaz Sharif

An arrest warrant of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has been issued by the accountability court in the Toshakhana case.…

3 hours ago