LAHORE: Pakistan announced its 15-member squad for the upcoming ODI World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, from February 14 to March 29 on Wednesday.
The team was announced by Chief Selector Moin Khan, said that this would be a special World Cup for him.
“After 23 years Pakistan will play the World Cup in Australia after it won the tournament there in 1992,” Khan said.
Pakistan who are in Pool B of the tournament will open their World Cup campaign against India on February 15 in Adelaide.
Misbah-ul-Haq will captain the team which includes Muhammad Hafeez as a true opener along with Ahmed Shahzed. Ehsan Adil in the only right-handed seamer in the squad which also includes Junaid Khan,, Sohail Khan, Wahab Riaz and Muhammad Irfan.
Team: Ahmed Shahzad, Muhammad Hafeez, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Misbah-ul-Haq (captain), Younis Khan, Haris Sohail, Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Maqsood, Umar Akmal, Yasir Shah, Muhammad Irfan, Junaid Khan, Ehsan Adil, Sohail Khan, Wahab Riaz.