Pakistan Squad for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

Pakistan 15-man squad has announced for the Cricket World Cup 2019 by Pakistan Cricket
Board. Big news is that Muhammad Amir who performed well in Champions Trophy 2017 final
and Hard Hitter Batsman Asif Ali are not selected for the world cup squad however they are
selected for the series against England before the world cup, they can be selected for the 15-
man squad on the basis of performance in this series. The 2 nd match of the tournament will play
between Pakistan and West Indies on 31 May, 2019 at Trent Bridge, Nottingham.

Sarfraz Ahmed named as Captain for Pakistan Cricket team. Pakistan will go with three openers
Fakhar Zaman, Imam ul Haq and Abid Ali. Fast Bowling department is filled with Junaid khan,
Muhammad Hasnain, Shaheen Afridi, and Hassan Ali. Pakistan has advantage of many
allrounders like Shoaib Malik, Muhammad Hafeez, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf
and Haris Sohail. Babar Azam is the key batsman for the Pakistan cricket team.

Pakistan has to play 5 ODI matches series against England and two warm-up matches against
Bangladesh and Afghanistan ahead of world cup. Pakistan has good combination of young and
experienced players. Muhammad Hasnain has impressed the selectors by his pace and speed in
the PSL. The format of the world cup 2019 is same as 1992 world cup that is won by Pakistan.

15-man Squad for World Cup 2019 is:

1- Sarfraz Ahmed (Captain)
2- Fakhar Zaman
3- Abid Ali
4- Imam ul Haq
5- Babar Azam
6- Hassan Ali
7- Muhammad Hasnain
8- Shoaib Malik
9- Muhammad Hafeez
10- Junaid Khan
11- Shadab Khan
12- Shaheen Afridi
13- Imad Wasim
14- Faheem Ashraf
15- Haris Sohail