Pakistan team in US for T20 World Cup 2024

Pakistan team in US for T20 World Cup 2024


Team Green will take on hosts in Group A match on June 6

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LONDON (Web Desk) – Pakistan cricket team on Friday departed for the US from London to participate in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024, scheduled to start on June 1. 

The Team Green landed in Dallas where it will take on hosts USA in their first Group A match on June 6. 

Earlier this month, the Pakistan Cricket Board unveiled its 15-player squad for the mega cricket event in the USA and Caribbean from June 1 to 29. 

Squad: Babar Azam (captain), Abrar Ahmed, Azam Khan, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Abbas Afridi, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Rizwan, Naseem Shah, Saim Ayub, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Shah Afridi and Usman Khan 

Of the 15 players, Abrar Ahmed, Azam Khan, Mohammad Abbas Afridi, Saim Ayub and Usman Khan have been picked for their maiden T20 World Cup, while Mohammad Amir and Imad Wasim last appeared in the 2016 and 2021 tournaments, respectively. The other eight players participated in the 2022 event in Australia. 

Pakistan has one of the most impressive records in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup since its inception in 2007 in South Africa. It won the 2009 event under Younis Khan and twice reached the finals under Shoaib Malik (2007) and Babar Azam (2022). In 2010, 2012, and 2021, it reached the last-four stage.