The wait is over! PCB has announced the team of cricket Pakistan in ‘Pakistan Cricket News Today’. Later on Thursday, 18 April 2019, PCB Chairmen, Inzamam-Ul-Haq, address the media and reveal the team members from Cricket Pakistan team that will play World Cup 2019 England series.
Cricket news Pakistan of uncovering the crew of World Cup creates some confusion and controversies as well. PCB has selected 15 members for the squad. However, it was heard before that the PCB elected 17 members and 15 will be selected from them.
Unfortunately, Mohammad Amir is not on the list of 15 squads. Same goes with Asif Ali. It creates a wave of controversies on a lighter note.
He announced all the ground basis that was kept in mind before making a squad of 15. The team is composed of three openers, wicketkeeper four middle-order batsmen, two spinners and fast bowlers. Below are the details of the ICC world cup team 2019.
ICC World Cup 2019 Squad
- Sarfraz Ahmed (Captain)
Other team members include:
- Abid Ali
- Babar Azam
- Faheem Ashraf
- Fakhar Zaman
- Haris Sohail
- Hasan Ali
- Imad Wasim
- Junaid Khan
- Mohammad Hafeez
- Mohammad Hasnain
- Shadab Khan
- Shaheen Shah Afridi
- Shoaib Malik
However, Asif Ali and Mohammad Amir are on wait as additional players.
This combination formed after digging deep into this matter as we are expecting to bring the trophy to our homeland.
The PCB has selected these members after keeping in mind all the situations and conditions. However, there is still time to make an amendment in the team. As countries can make changes in the team till May 22. As on May 24, first World Cup 2019 match will be held.
What will this Tour Include?
Pakistan cricket team under the supervision of Sarfraz Ahmed will have an 83-day tour and they will leave for England on April 23. But the 83-day-long tour will include T20 practice match, warm-up matches, ODIs and Twenty20 Internationals. The ICC world cup will start on May 30.
Before embarking the journey of ICC World Cup 2019, Pakistan cricket team will go through warm-up and training sessions on 20th and 21st April. These sessions will be held at Gaddafi Stadium under the leadership of Sarfraz Ahmed. Adding more to this, before the departure of tour Captain of the cricket Pakistan team will hold a conference at Gaddafi Stadium.