Chairman PCB Shaharyar Mohammad Khan has approved changes in the 15 member squad for the upcoming ICC World T20 2016. Ahmed Shahzad who missed Asia Cup 2016 has been recalled for the ICC World T2o 2016.
The Chairman PCB Mr. Shaharyar M. Khan has decided to form a Special Committee to inquire into Team Pakistan’s poor performance in the Asia Cup and also to examine the selection process for the World T-20.
Chairman PCB Shaharyar Mohammad Khan has approved the following changes in Pakistan team for Asia Cup and World Cup due to injuries. Sharjeel Khan to replace Babar Azam, Mohammad Sami to replace Ruman Raees, and Khalid Latif to replace Iftikhar Ahmed for World Cup.
Chief selector Haroon Rashid said,
“While picking the squad, the team management and skipper were consulted by the selectors, and all concerned gave their consent in this regard. The T20 team has been selected keeping in mind the conditions during Asia cup and World T20 and the recent performances of some players in domestic and A Team tours. The team is a fine blend of experience and youth and the selectors believe that team will do well in both tournaments.”
Pakistan former captain Younis Khan, in his recent media statement, has said that he would like to retire from ODI Cricket with honour, He said that he knows very well that there is no chance for him to play until ICC World Cup 2019.