Asia Cup 2018 is expected to be starting from 15th September 2018. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has not yet announced the Pakistan team for Asia Cup 2018.But speculations are, the Green Team which visited England recently, will be challenging their opponents in Asia Cup 2018.
Pakistan has been put into the Group A, which includes India and a yet to qualify team from, Hon Kong, Oman, Kenya and Ireland. The Shaheens will face their longtime rivals on 19th September, so Pakistan team needs to be ready for this mega tournament.
Sarfraz Ahmed is going to lead the Pakistani team in this mega adventure. No doubt, he has set new standards for the best Captain for Pakistan team.
Fakhar Zaman has set new records in the limited overs format and he can be a good inclusion as the opener. Recently, he broke the 22 years record of highest individual innings score by Saeed Anwar, when he made 201 runs against Zimbabwe in the Tri Series match.
Shadab Khan was a new entry in the ICC Champions Trophy 2018, after that he has been the most consistent all-rounder for Pakistan team. He is expected to be included in Pakistan squad.
Hassan Ali and Mohammed Amir are said to be taking charge in the Pace department. The rest team will be as following:
Pakistan Team Squad for Asia Cup 2018
- Mohammad Hafeez
- Yasir Shah
- Asif Ali
- Shoaib Malik
- Hasan Ali
- Shadab Khan
- Fakhar Zaman
- Junaid Khan
- Mohammad Nawaz
- Mohammad Amir
- Faheem Ashraf
- Sarfraz Ahmed (c & wk)
- Babar Azam
- Usman Khan