The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is continuously trying to make safe changes in the Pakistan ODI World Cup squad keeping in view the current situation for the upcoming World Cup 2023, which will be held in India from October 5 to November 19.
It is expected that the final squad for ICC Men’s ODI World Cup 2023 will be announced next week. The Pakistan World Cup squad is quite similar to the Asia Cup 2023.
Chairman Zaka Ashraf wants to take useful advice from former captains and cricketers before finalizing the national squad.
The Pakistan World Cup squad will be decided based on the performance of the players.
The Pakistan World Cup Squad Expected Player List
Given the current prospects, the following players can play for the upcoming World Cup:
- Babar Azam (captain)
- Fakhar Zaman
- Salman Ali Agha
- Iftikhar Ahmed
- Saud Shakeel
- Mohammad Rizwan
- Mohammad Haris
- Shadab Khan
- Mohammad Nawaz
- Usama Mir
- Haris Rouf
- Muhammad Wasim
- Naseem Shah
- Shaheen Afridi
According to the latest news, Abrar Ahmed has been replaced by Shadab Khan in the Pakistan world cup squad and now Shaheen Afridi is a vice captain in World Cup 2023.
List of Injured Pakistani Players in 2023
- Naseem shah, fast bowler sustained shoulder injury and likely to miss the ODIs World Cup
- Haris Rouf, a legendary player, also faced injury but is expected to recover before the World Cup.
- Agha Salman suffers injuries on his face.
- Pakistani batsman Imam-ul-Haq was also injured but is fit enough to play in the World cup 2023.