PCB names initial 30-player for T20 world cup
12 July, 2012
The Pakistan Cricket Board has named a thirty member initial squad for the upcoming Twenty20 World Cup in Sri Lanka in the end of this year.
Right-handed wicketkeeper batsman Kamran Akmal has been cleared from the board whereas Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq have not been included in the initial squad.
The national cricket board has also forwarded the initial list to ICC for approval.
The World Cup will take place in Sri Lanka in September and October this year.
Pakistan's initial 30 member squad includes: Muhammad Hafeez (captain), Shahid Afridi, Shahzeb Hasan, Haris Sohail, Imran Nazir, Ahmed Shehzad, Khalid Latif, Nasir Jamshed, Shoaib Malik, Umer Akmal, Asad Shafique, Muhamamd Sami, Aizaz Cheema, Umer Gul, Raza Hasan, Wahab Riaz, Anwar Ali, Saeed Ajmal, Abdul Rehman, Sohail Tanveer, Yasir Arafat, Hamad Azam, Shakeel Ansar, Kamran Akmal, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Owais Zia, Sharjeel Khan, Ramiz Raja and Junaid Khan.