Pakistan declared their ICC World Cup-19 squad without Mohammad Amir. Another surprising drop out the name is Mohammad Rizwan, who scored a couple of centuries against Australia.
Pakistan declared a fifteen men squad for World Cup-19
Abid Ali declared his arrival to the big stage by recording the highest score for Pakistan on a debut. He is one of the three openers, Imam-ul-Haq and Fakhar Zaman being the other two in the side.
Mohammad Husnain along with Abid cleared the fitness (yo-yo) test before the squad announcement on Thursday. He erupted on the scene earlier this year after a stellar run in this year’s Pakistan Super League (PSL). Pakistan’s eagerness to include a genuine pacer, who can bowl quickly on a consistent basis, fast-tracked the teenager into Pakistan’s ODI side. Shaheen Afridi, Hasan Ali, and Junaid Khan are the other pacers.
Mohammad Hafeez participation in the World Cup is subject to this fitness as he recovers from a finger injury. He injured on his right-hand during the PSL, joins Haris Sohail, Shoaib Malik, and the captain Sarfraz Ahmed as a middle-order batsman.
For his ability to click 150 kph, as Pakistan chief selector Inzamam ul Haq said that 18-year-old pacer Mohammad Hasnain was preferred over Amir and Usman Khan Shinwari, despite the latter being Pakistan’s best bowler average-wise since the Champions Trophy.
Inzamam ul Haq explained all the concussions
Inzamam ul Haq explained all the concussions, “This is more or less the side we have been playing since the ICC Champions Trophy 2017. I have absolute trust that this site has grown further in experience and stature since 2017. Supported by the flare, skill, talent, and killing-instinct, this side has the capability and potential to rise to the occasion and produce strong performances.”
Inzamam ul Haq concludes with a bunch of hopes for them despite their recent off form in the international cricket, “That’s something which is granted to every team, not only us. I hope that none of our players get unfit, but if some untoward incident happens, we can always go to our bench strength.”
Let’s have a look on the Pakistan squad for ICC World Cup-19
Sarfraz Ahmed (c), Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq. Abid Ali, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Hafeez (subject to fitness). Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim, Haris Sohail, Hasan Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Shaheen Afridi. Junaid Khan Mohammad Hasnain
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Therefore, Pakistan declared their ICC World Cup-19 squad without Mohammad Amir. Hope Pakistan will flash in England like the Champion Trophy 2017 again.