Pakistan squad changes for T20 World Cup 2022 Fakhr Zaman was included in place of Usman Qadir.
Fakhar Zaman replaces Usman Qadir in Pakistani squad for T20 World Cup
Pakistan has replaced leg-spinner Usman Qadir with batsman Fakhar Zaman in the 15-man squad for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. Usman Qadir will remain in Australia as a traveling reserve player with the national squad.
Usman Qadir suffered an injury during the T20 international match against England on September 25. He was diagnosed with a hareline fracture in his right thumb. They are not available for selection till October 22.
Earlier, Fakhar Zaman was among the three players who were included in the Pakistan squad as a reserve cricketer. He along with Shaheen Shah Afridi will reach Brisbane from London on Saturday.
Pakistan have to play warm-up matches against England and Afghanistan in Brisbane on October 17 and 19 respectively.
Babar Azam (Captain) Shadab Khan (Vice-Captain)
Asif Ali, Fakhr Zaman
Haider Ali, Haris Rauf
Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah
Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz
Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim Jr
Naseem Shah, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shan Masood
Travel Reserves: Mohammad Haris, Shahnawaz Dhani and Usman Qadir.
Pakistan Match Schedule in ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022:
October 23 – vs India, Melbourne
27 October – vs Qualifiers, Perth
30 October – v Qualifier, Perth
November 3 – vs South Africa, Sydney
November 6 – vs Bangladesh, Adelaide