LAHORE: Pakistan team's chief selector Mohammad Wasim revealed the 15-member squad for ICC T20 World Cup 2022 and the tri-nation series in New Zealand.
Shan Masood got his maiden T20I call-up whereas Fakhar Zaman was dropped from the main squad. On Wednesday, former Test captain Rashid Latif claimed that Fakhar has sustained knee injury.
Moreover, Shahnawaz Dahani was also ruled out from the main squad of T20 World Cup.
Both Shahnawaz and Fakhar have been named among traveling reserves.
Mohammad Wasim Jr and Shaheen Shah Afridi, who were ruled out of T20 Asia Cup 2022 due to injury, have returned to the mega event's squad.
Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Shadab Khan, Asif Ali, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shan Masood, Usman Qadir
Travelling reserves: Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Haris, Shahnawaz Dahani
Pakistan will travel to New Zealand first to play tri-nation series involving the home side and Bangladesh. T20 World Cup 2022 will be played in October-November in Australia.
17 Oct - England v Pakistan, The Gabba, 6pm (PST)
19 Oct - Afghanistan v Pakistan, The Gabba , 1pm (PST)
23 Oct - Pakistan vs India, Melbourne Cricket Ground, 1pm (PST)
27 Oct - Pakistan vs Winner Group B, Perth Stadium, 4pm (PST)
30 Oct - Pakistan vs Runner-up Group A, Perth Stadium, 12pm (PST)
3 Nov - Pakistan vs South Africa, Sydney Cricket Ground, 1pm (PST)
6 Nov - Pakistan vs Bangladesh, Adelaide Oval, 9pm (PST)