New Delhi: T20 World Cup 2022 is to start from 16th next month. Almost every country has announced its team for this tournament. Pakistan has also announced the team. But, now there is a lot of uproar over it. Actually, former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has also raised questions on team selection.
Afridi is unhappy with the absence of Shoaib Malik in the Pakistan team. Talking to Sama TV, he said that, Shoaib Malik has played T20 cricket all over the world, his performance has been consistently better. If Babar Azam had taken him in the team, it would have been very beneficial. Even if Shoaib Malik was not in the playing-11, his presence would have proved to be very beneficial for the team.
Let us tell you that recently, Pakistan’s senior player Mohammad Hafeez also took retirement. In such a situation, the team had only Shoaib Malik such a player, who had a lot of experience in the World Cup. Talking about Shoaib Malik’s T20 International career, he has played a total of 124 T20 matches, in which he has 2435 runs to his name. While he has also taken 25 wickets.
Pakistan squad for T20 World Cup:
Babar Azam (Captain), Shadab Khan, Asif Ali, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim Jr., Naseem Shah, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shan Masood, Usman Qadir.
Traveling Reserve: Mohammad Haris, Fakhar Zaman and Shahnawaz Dahani.