Pakistan World Cup squad to be announced on 18th


The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is reportedly expected to announce the World Cup squad on April 18.

According to details, the national selection committee has invited 23 probable players for a fitness test, which will be held at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore on April 15 and 16 ahead of the World Cup in England and Wales this summer.

The selection committee reportedly confirmed the squad for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 will be announced on April 18.

The Pakistan cricket team is scheduled to depart for England on April 23 April where they will take on England in a series of practice and international matches, before starting their World Cup campaign against West Indies on May 31 at Trent Bridge.


Interestingly, the selection committee has not picked Umar Akmal and Wahab Riaz in the probables.

PROBABLES: Sarfraz Ahmed (captain), Abid Ali, Asif Ali, Babar Azam, Faheem Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Sohail, Hassan Ali, Imad Wasim, Imam-ul-Haq, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Abbas, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shan Masood, Shoaib Malik, Usman Shinwari and Yasir Shah