LAHORE: PCB announces squad for T20 World Cup on Monday!
Chief selector Mohammad Wasim announced a 15-man squad, with three players selected as reserves.
The same team will play the home series against New Zealand and England in the coming weeks..
Former captain Sarfaraz Ahmed, left-arm pacer Wahab Riaz, veteran all-rounder Shoaib Malik, hard-hitting opener Sharjeel Khan and utility player Fahim Ashraf were the notable absentees. Mohammad Amir had retired and was not in contention.
The 15-man squad
- Babar Azam (captain, Central Punjab)
- Shadab Khan (vice-captain, Northern)
- Asif Ali (Northern)
- Azam Khan (wicketkeeper, Southern Punjab)
- Haris Rauf (Northern)
- Hasan Ali (Central Punjab)
- Imad Wasim (Northern)
- Khushdil Shah (Southern Punjab)
- Mohammad Hafeez (Central Punjab)
- Mohammad Hasnain (Sindh)
- Mohammad Nawaz (Northern)
- Mohammad Rizwan (wicketkeeper, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa)
- Mohammad Wasim Jnr (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa)
- Shaheen Shah Afridi (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa)
- Sohaib Maqsood (Southern Punjab)
- Traveling reserves – Fakhar Zaman (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Shahnawaz Dahani (Sindh), and Usman Qadir (Central Punjab)