Pakistan have rested key players and named a new-look side filled with new ability, with the onus on overseeing the workloads as well planning for the ICC Men’s T20 World Glass 2024.
Customary captain Babar Azam, opener Fakhar Zaman, the pacers Haris Rauf and Shaheen Afridi, as well as Mohammad Rizwan, the wicketkeeper-batter, have all been rested.
In expansion, all of Asif Ali, Haider Ali, Mohammad Hasnain and Khushdil Shah fizzled to discover a spot within the squad.
These players had shaped the core of Pakistan’s squad for the T20 World Glass in Australia.
In their put, four uncapped players – Ihsanullah, Saim Ayub, Tayyab Tahir and Zaman Khan – have been named within the 15-man squad.
Abdullah Shafique, Azam Khan, Faheem Ashraf and Imad Wasim have too been reviewed to the side.
“I need to praise Shadab Khan on his arrangement as the Pakistan group captain for the arrangement against Afghanistan,” said Najam Sethi, the chair of PCB’s Administration Committee.
“Shadab Khan has been the Pakistan vice-captain in white-ball cricket for the past couple of a long time and it is coherent that he takes over the side within the nonattendance of Babar Azam for the brief three-match T20I visit of Sharjah.
“For the brief Sharjah visit and to guarantee progression, we have moreover named Mohammad Yousuf as the intervals head and batting coach.
“Yousuf has been with the national side since final year as a batting coach and has also been working within the National Tall Execution Centre.”
Haroon Rashid, the Chair of the determination committee, said the turn approach utilized would empower Pakistan to test the skillset of the ability pool.
“For the brief three-T20I arrangement against Afghanistan, the determination committee has taken after the standard revolution approach by resting the driving entertainers and giving high-performing residential entertainers with openings to illustrate their ability and potential at the worldwide level,” he said.
“This will too permit us to test the personality and capacities of these players and making a difference us to fortify our pool of players as we see forward to building and planning a formidable side for following year’s T20 World Glass within the West Indies and Joined together States.”
Shadab Khan (c), Abdullah Shafique, Azam Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Ihsanullah, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Haris, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Naseem Shah, Zaman Khan, Tayyab Tahir, Shan Masood, Saim Ayub