ICC World T20: Pakistan announce 15-man squad; Shahid Afridi to lead, Ahmed Shehzad dropped
In one of the surprises, Pakistan picked uncapped left-arm seamer Rumman Raees.
New Delhi: After much delay, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday announced their 15-man squad for the upcoming ICC World Twenty20.
As expected, Shahid Afridi will lead the team in the shortest format of the game and what came as a huge shock, the selectors have dropped stylish right-hander Ahmed Shehzad for the prestigious event.
In one of the surprises, Pakistan picked uncapped left-arm seamer Rumman Raees. Umar Gul and Sohaib Maqsood have also failed to make the cut.
Pakistan's 15-man squad:
Squad Shahid Afridi (capt), Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Umar Akmal, Sarfraz Ahmed, Babar Azam, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Anwar Ali, Mohammad Irfan, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Nawaz, Khurram Manzoor, Rumman Raees