ICC T20 World Cup 2022: Fakhar Zaman Replaces Usman Qadir in the Pakistan Squad
Fakhar Zaman Replaces Usman Qadir in T20 World Cup 2022 Squad. The PCB on Friday named explosive batsman Fakhar Zaman as replacement.
Fakhar Zaman Replaces Usman Qadir: The Pakistan cricket board on Friday named explosive batsman Fakhar Zaman as injured Usman Qadir’s replacement in the Pakistan team for the upcoming T20 World Cup in Australia. Qadir is yet to recover from a hairline fracture on his right thumb, will join the travelling reserves.
PCB Official Statement
In the official statement, PCB stated: “The change is necessary as Usman Qadir is yet to recover from a hairline fracture on his right thumb that he suffered during the 25 September T20I against England in Karachi. The leg spinner will not be available for selection before 22 October.”
Along with Shaheen Shah Afridi, Zaman will arrive in Brisbane from London on Saturday. The team will evaluate the fitness of Fakhar during the two warm-up games.
India Vs Pakistan
Pakistan will beginning their campaign against their arch rival India on October 23. High-Octane match is expected in Australia between India-Pakistan however, there is a 90% possibilities of Rain on 23rd October at the venue. The southpaw has replacing leg-spinner Usman Qadir, who has been moved to the traveling reserves. Shaheen Shah Afridi and Fakhar Zaman rejoin the Pakistan squad ahead of IND vs PAK battle
The left handed batsman was initially suffered a knee injury while fielding in the Asia Cup final in Dubai and was ruled out of the domestic T20I series against England and was kept in the travelling reserves of the T20 World Cup squad. His inclusion in the team will give an extra option to the team in the middle order. Fakhar Zaman Replaces Usman Qadir in the Pakistan Squad which makes the team balanced.
Pakistan Squad: Babar Azam(c) , Asif Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Shadab Khan, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Haider Ali, Mohammad Hasnain, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Wasim, Naseem Shah, Saheen Shah Afridi and Shan Masood.
Pakistan T20 World Cup Schedule
|India vs Pakistan||ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022 Australia||2022|
|Pakistan vs Zimbabwe||ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022 Australia||2022|
|Pakistan vs A2||ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022 Australia||2022|
|Pakistan vs South Africa||ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022 Australia||2022|
|Pakistan vs Bangladesh||ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022 Australia||2022|