Pakistan ODI Squad 2022 Against West Indies
The selectors of Pakistan cricket board have announced the squad for the three-match ODI series 2022 against the West Indies at home. The 3 ODI matches will be held on June 8, 10 and 12 at Pindi Cricket Stadium. The matches will be included in the ICC World Cup Super League.
Despite having 21 members in the series against Australia, this time it has been reduced to 16 members. Excluded are Asif Afridi, Asif Ali, Haider Ali and Usman Qadir. On the other hand, Saud Shakil is not in the team for sinusitis operation.
Babar Azam is in charge of the team captaincy as usual. Shadab Khan, who missed the Australia series due to injury, has returned as co-captain. The team camp will start from June 1 in Rawalpindi. Harris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Rizwan and Shadab Khan, who are going to play county cricket, will join the team during the practice.
Chief selector Mohammad Wasim said: “We have announced our potential good team for the 2023 ICC World Cup qualifiers so that we can test our strength for the 50-over tournament. We have put some established players in the team again in this format.
“We have 16 people in our squad as we have to organize this tournament in a hurry.”
‘We had a backup player against Australia for injury. Mohammad Newaz and Shadab Khan are now completely healthy. That is why we have left out Asif Afridi and Usman Qadir. However, Usman, Asif Ali and Haider Ali are in our plans for the next World Cup.
Pakistan ODI Squad 2022:
Babar Azam (captain), Shadab Khan (co-captain), Abdullah Shafiq, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imam ul Haq, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Haris (wicket keeper), Mohammad Wasim Jr., Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shahnawaz Dahani, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan (wicket keeper) and Zahid Mahmood.
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