A few weeks away from the mega event in the cricket world T20 World Cup, international teams have made some major changes a few weeks back and their experienced players return. That’s what every team has done in the beginning except Pakistan.
When Pakistan Cricket Board announced the team for the T20 World Cup everyone was stunned looking at the roster. Because there was no experienced player added except Muhammed Hafeez, every single person criticized PCB and even the former Pakistani players too.
As the team player’s name revealed, head coach Misbah-Ul-Haq and bowling coach Waqar Younis resigned which left the fans in so many questions.
Internet was filled with the questions raised by the fans on bringing Azam Khan and other inexperienced players for the mega event.
But it looks like PCB and Ramiz Raja heard the fans. Recently Pakistan cricket team has finally made four big changes which made fans finally happy.
Four Changes Made Pakistan Squad Complete – Now We’re Ready
Pakistani players especially those who aren’t selected playing a domestic league in which they performed outstandingly. Former captain Sarfaraz Ahmed batted brilliantly in the league showed the selectors that he’s a valuable player.
Along with him Shoaib Malik too, who also performed great but wasn’t included in the squad. According to Chief Selector Muhammad Wasim, “After reviewing player performances and in consultation with the team management, we have decided to include Haider Ali, Fakhar Zaman, and Sarfaraz in the squad for the T20 World Cup 2021.”
Here you can see there’s no Shoaib Malik in the squad, because in the first changes Malik wasn’t selected, and then again former cricketers were criticized for not including him.
But unfortunately, Shoaib Malik made it to the team as Sohaib Maqsood faced a severe injury that cost him the tournament, and, in his replacement, Shoaib Malik entered the squad.
Muhammad Wasim’s Statement
Muhammad Wasim expressed his thoughts on taking out two players and regarding the tournament.
“It must be tough for Azam, Khushdil, and Hasnain for missing out, but they still have a lot to offer in their careers. They are in our plans as a lot of cricket has to be played post the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 and in the lead up to the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia.”
Further, he said, “I am pleased with the intensity and high quality of cricket that we have witnessed in the National T20.
It has not only provided the players excellent match practice in the lead-up to the UAE competition, but it has also allowed us to closely monitor the player progress and then make decisions that are in the best interest of the side for what will be a cut-throat tournament.”
Final Squad of Pakistan Cricket Team
Finally, the final squad of the national side looks pretty dominant and experienced a comparatively previous one.
The Sooner the final team was announced with the new players, fans got excited for the tournament because Pakistan have to face two big teams India and New Zealand.
Although Pakistan had to beat India in their first T20 World Cup opening match because if they do PCB will get a blank cheque from the big investor.
Now all eyes are on the experienced players who have now return to the T20 world cup because that’s what was lacking in the team previously and they have to perform from the core of their experience.
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