Pakistan ODI World Cup 2023 Squad

Pakistan ODI World Cup 2023 Squad – Pakistan gears up for the world cup in India after announcing their best XI…!

Pakistan ODI World Cup 2023 Squad was announced today where Pakistan has unveiled its 15-player squad for the upcoming ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup, scheduled to take place in India during October and November.  The selection process focused on maintaining consistency and bolstering confidence within the current group of players. Notably, the national men’s selection committee, led by Inzamam-ul-Haq, opted for just one change, which was necessitated by circumstances.

Pakistan ODI World Cup 2023 Squad Changes in the squad

Fast bowler Naseem Shah has been replaced by Hasan Ali due to a shoulder injury he sustained during the recent Men’s ODI Asia Cup 2023. This injury, which occurred during a match against India on September 11, forced him to withdraw from the tournament. Following extensive medical evaluations and consultations with prominent medical experts, Naseem has been advised to undergo surgery. The expected recovery time for him is approximately three to four months.

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Pakistan ODI World Cup 2023 Squad

The finalized squad includes the following players:

– Babar Azam (Captain)

– Shadab Khan (Vice-Captain)

– Fakhar Zaman

– Imam ul Haq

– Abdullah Shafique

– Mohammad Rizwan (Wicketkeeper)

– Agha Salman

– Saud Shakeel

– Iftikhar Ahmed

– Mohammad Nawaz

– Usama Mir

– Shaheen Afridi

– Haris Rauf

– Hasan Ali

– Mohammad Wasim Jr

Pakistan ODI World Cup 2023 Squad – Travelling Reserves

In addition to the primary squad, the selectors have also announced three traveling reserves, namely wicketkeeper-batter Mohammad Haris, enigmatic spinner Abrar Ahmed, and fast bowler Zaman Khan.

Leading up to the World Cup, Pakistan is scheduled to participate in two warm-up matches: one against New Zealand on September 29 and another against Australia on October 3. Their official tournament campaign will commence with a match against the Netherlands on October 6.

Babar Azam’s team enters this prestigious tournament as the top-ranked side, boasting an impressive win/loss ratio of 2.400 in the One-Day International format over this World Cup cycle, a statistic unmatched by any other team.

Pakistan will start off their journey in the world cup in a day/night match against Netherlands on 6th October 2023 at Hyderabad.

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