Pakistan National Cricket Team

Pakistan T20 World Cup 2022 Squad, Schedule, Match Record, Gamers Record, Predicted Enjoying XI. 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, happening 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 once 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.

Pakistan Cricket Team
Pakistan Cricket Workforce Photograph Credit score: (AP)

Pakistan T20 World Cup 2022 Squad

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 damage in London and is anticipated to renew bowling early subsequent month, will be 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 T20 World Cup 2022 Schedule

Pakistan will play at 4 venues within the T20 World Cup. After taking up India on the Melbourne Cricket Floor, they’ll journey to Perth, the place they’ll play the groups that make it previous the Qualifiers. Pakistan will then tackle South Africa at Sydney Cricket Floor, and their final league sport will likely be in opposition to Bangladesh in Adelaide. Pakistan are positioned in Group 2 together with India, South Africa, Bangladesh and two Qualifiers.

Pakistan T20 World Cup 2022 Match Record

1st match, vs India, October 23, Melbourne Cricket Floor, Melbourne, 7 pm (1 pm Pakistan time)

2nd match, vs winners of Group B, October 27, Perth Stadium, Perth, 7 pm (4 pm Pakistan time)

third match, vs runners-up of Group A, October 30, Perth Stadium, Perth, 3 pm (12 pm Pakistan time)

4th match, vs South Africa, November 3, Sydney Cricket Floor, Sydney, 7 pm (1 pm Pakistan time)

fifth match, vs Bangladesh, November 6, Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, 2.30 pm (9 am Pakistan time)

Pakistan T20 World Cup 2022 Gamers Record

The Pakistan Cricket Board introduced the lads’s squads for the 2022 T20 World Cup subsequent month in Australia. Whereas Babar Azam will lead the facet, Shadab Khan will likely be his deputy-in-chief. Shaheen Shah Afridi has returned after lacking out on the Asia Cup 2022 owing to damage. Naseem Shah, who made his T20I debut for Pakistan in Asia Cup has additionally been added to the squad for the World Cup.

Naseem Shah and Mohammad Hasnain
Naseem Shah and Mohammad Hasnain (Picture Credit: Twitter)

The Pakistan squad for T20I World cup 2022 has a 15-member group which incorporates: batter Babar Azam (c), spinner Shadab Khan (vc), batters Asif Ali, and Haider Ali, pacer Haris Rauf, batters Iftikhar Ahmed, and Khushdil Shah, pacer Mohammad Hasnain, spin all-rounder Mohammad Nawaz, batter Mohammad Rizwan (wk), pacers Mohammad Wasim, Naseem Shah, and Shaheen Shah Afridi, batter Shan Masood, and spinner Usman Qadir.

Pakistan T20 World Cup 2022 Predicted Enjoying XI

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 group through the match. The correct-handed batsman is likely 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 101 within the ongoing tri-series scoring 22 and 79*.

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 82 runs in 2 T20Is up to now within the ongoing tri-series averaging 82.

Shan Masood

Shan Masood
Shan Masood. Picture: Wikipedia

Shan Masood has scored 187 runs in 9 T20Is averaging 26.71. He debuted in T20Is in opposition to England within the current 7-match collection. Each of his 2 fifties got here in that collection.

The tall left-hander was recalled to the Pakistan T20I facet and included within the 2022 T20I World Cup squad after being on the sidelines since early 2021. Shan Masood has performed 25 Checks and 5 ODIs however was but to play a T20I earlier than the England collection. Whereas he debuted in Checks in 2013, all of his 5 ODIs got here means again in 2019.

Haider Ali

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

Haider Ali who debuted in T20Is means again in 2020 doesn’t boast a superb batting common however can play helpful cameos. The one drawback in Pakistan’s batting lineup is that the middle-order batters are both out of shape or don’t have a superb 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 West Indies in December 2021 however did not do effectively in opposition to England and within the ongoing New Zealand tri-series after incomes a recall.

Iftikhar Ahmed

Iftikhar Ahmed. Photo- Twitter
Iftikhar Ahmed. Photograph- Twitter

Iftikhar Ahmed must be one other middle-order batsman for Pakistan within the enjoying XI. He scored 105 runs in 6 T20Is in Asia Cup 2022 averaging 26.25. He would vie for a spot within the enjoying XI with Khushdil Shah, who is very out of shape.

Asif Ali