Pakistan National Cricket Team

Greatest Pakistan Taking part in XI For ICC Males’s T20 World Cup 2022. Pakistan will start their 2022 T20 World Cup marketing campaign in opposition to India on October 23. Babar Azam’s males misplaced within the finals of the current Asia Cup 2022, taking place to Sri Lanka by 23 runs.

After the frustration of the 2021 T20 World Cup, the place they misplaced within the semifinals, Pakistan could be hoping to show issues round in 2022 after they journey to Australia. Pakistan start their marketing campaign in opposition to India on the iconic Melbourne Cricket Floor and can go on to play 4 extra league video games.

The winners of the 2009 World T20(T20I World Cup) additionally reached the ultimate in 2007, the place they misplaced to India. They’ve entered the semifinals on three different events, together with in 2010, 2012 and in 2021.

Within the 15-player ICC T20I World Cup 2022 squad, Pakistan has included top-order batter Shan Masood alongside quick bowlers Mohammad Wasim Junior and Shaheen Shah Afridi, whereas Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Haris and Shahnawaz Dahani have been named because the three travelling reserves.

Shaheen Shah Afridi, Babar Azam
Shaheen Shah Afridi, Babar Azam Picture: Twitter

Their quick bowling star Shaheen Shah Afridi, who’s present process rehabilitation for a knee harm in London and is anticipated to renew bowling early subsequent month, will be a part of the Pakistan T20 World Cup 2022 squad in Brisbane on 15 October.

Pakistan Squad:- Babar Azam (c), Shadab Khan (vc), Asif Ali, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shan Masood, Usman Qadir

Reserves: Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Haris, Shahnawaz Dahani

Pakistan will play at 4 venues within the T20 World Cup. After taking up India on the Melbourne Cricket Floor, they are going to journey to Perth, the place they are going to play the groups that make it previous the Qualifiers.

Pakistan will then tackle South Africa at Sydney Cricket Floor, and their final league sport might be in opposition to Bangladesh in Adelaide. Pakistan are positioned in Group 2 together with India, South Africa, Bangladesh and two Qualifiers.

Greatest Pakistan Taking part in XI For ICC Males’s T20 World Cup 2022

Babar Azam

Babar Azam
Babar Azam (Picture Credit: Twitter)

Babar Azam will lead the Pakistan squad within the T20I World Cup 2022. He must be the opener for the crew through the event. The fitting-handed batsman is without doubt one of the top-ranked batsmen in T20Is (ICC rating) however didn’t fireplace in Asia Cup 2022.

He scored solely 68 runs averaging a pathetic 11.33 in 6 T20Is in Asia Cup however got here again within the subsequent dwelling collection in opposition to England the place he scored his 2nd ton. He amassed 285 runs in 7 T20Is averaging 57 and likewise averages 48 within the tri-series the place he amassed 192 runs in 5 video games.

Mohammad Rizwan

Mohammad Rizwan
Mohammad Rizwan (Picture Credit score: Twitter)

Mohammad Rizwan must be the wicketkeeper and the opposite opener for Pakistan in T20I World Cup 2022. He was the best run-getter in Asia Cup 2022 with 281 runs averaging 56.2 in 6 T20Is. He continued his dream run within the subsequent T20Is at dwelling in opposition to England- 316 runs in 6 T20Is averaging 63.2 and 201 runs in 5 T20Is within the New Zealand tri-series averaging 50.25.

He was the 2nd highest run-getter within the New Zealand tri-series. He’s within the type of his life and is ICC’s top-ranked T20I batter.

Shan Masood

Shan Masood
Shan Masood. Picture: Wikipedia

Shan Masood debuted in T20Is in opposition to England within the current 7-match collection. Each of his 2 fifties got here in that collection. He scored solely 64 runs averaging 16 in 5 video games averaging 16 within the New Zealand tri-series. The tall left-hander was recalled to the Pakistan T20I aspect and included within the 2022 T20I World Cup squad after being on the sidelines since early 2021.

Shan Masood has performed 25 Exams and 5 ODIs however was but to play a T20I earlier than the England collection. Whereas he debuted in Exams in 2013, all of his 5 ODIs got here approach again in 2019.

Haider Ali

Haider Ali [Image-Getty]
Haider Ali [Image-Getty]

Haider Ali who debuted in T20Is approach again in 2020 doesn’t boast a great batting common however can play helpful cameos. The one downside in Pakistan’s batting lineup is that the middle-order batters are both out of shape or don’t have a great batting common.

Haider Ali will compete with Khushdil Shah for the middle-order spot. He scored helpful knocks of 68 and 31 in opposition to the West Indies in December 2021 however didn’t do nicely in opposition to England and within the New Zealand tri-series after incomes a recall. He scored 55 runs in 5 T20Is averaging 13.75 within the tri-series. He scored 31 within the New Zealand tri-series remaining which resulted in Pakistan’s victory.

Iftikhar Ahmed

Iftikhar Ahmed. Photo- Twitter
Iftikhar Ahmed. Picture- Twitter

Iftikhar Ahmed must be one other middle-order batsman for Pakistan within the taking part in XI. He scored 105 runs in 6 T20Is in Asia Cup 2022 averaging 26.25. He would vie for a spot within the taking part in XI with Khushdil Shah, who is extremely out of shape. He scored 65 runs in 3 innings within the New Zealand tri-series averaging 32.5.

Asif Ali

Asif Ali
Asif Ali. Picture-Twitter

Asif Ali might be Pakistan’s big-hitting batter. Though his batting common isn’t nice, he has the power to hit sixes at will. Within the Tremendous 4 match in opposition to India, he scored a fast 16 off 8 balls earlier than being lbw-ed by Arshdeep Singh within the final over. The tempo bowler had earlier dropped a regulation catch within the 18th over. However his missed catch value India the Tremendous 4 match.

Asif Ali managed solely 32 runs in 4 innings within the New Zealand tri-series.  Within the earlier 2021 T20I World Cup, Asif Ali hit 27* off 12 balls in opposition to New Zealand and 25* off 7 balls in opposition to Afghanistan. His common was 57 and his strike charge was 237.5.

Shadab Khan

Shadab Khan
Shadab Khan. (Credit: Twitter)

Shadab Khan must be an all-rounder for Pakistan within the World Cup 2022 squad. He picked 8 scalps within the Asia Cup 2022 taking part in 5 T20Is averaging 14.13 with career-best figures of 4/8 coming within the match in opposition to Hong Kong.

He may bat a bit as proved by scoring 36 in opposition to Afghanistan in Asia Cup 2022 match and 34 in opposition to New Zealand within the ongoing tri-series. He was the third highest wicket-taker moreover Mohammad Nawaz in Asia Cup 2022. He scored 42 runs in 2 innings averaging 21 within the New Zealand tri-series moreover choosing 3 scalps in 5 T20Is averaging 46.

Mohammad Nawaz

Mohammad Nawaz
Mohammad Nawaz. Credit: Twitter

Mohammad Nawaz was the joint third main wicket-taker with Shadab Khan within the Asia Cup 2022 for selecting 8 scalps in 6 T20Is averaging 13.75 with a finest of three/5. He additionally scored a significant 20-ball 42 within the Tremendous 4 match in opposition to India whereas batting up the order. He scored 107 runs in 5 innings within the New Zealand tri-series averaging 53.5 which included a knock of 45* within the remaining. H additionally picked 6 scalps in 5 T20Is averaging 27.83.

Naseem Shah