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pak squad for asia cup 2023

By Kaif - August 29, 2023 - Last updated on Aug 29, 2023 06:05 PM
pak squad for asia cup 2023

Pakistan Team for Asia Cup 2023; For the Asia Cup tournament starting on August 30, this Pakistan squad had played three ODIs against Afghanistan between August 22 and 26 before the Asia Cup, in which Pakistan won all three matches.

Asia Cup 2023

The 2023 Asia Cup will begin on August 30 with a match between Pakistan and Nepal. Before the start of 2023 Asia Cup, Pakistan has made a big change in its team.

Actually, Saud Shakeel has been included in pak squad for asia cup 2023. At the same time, Tyeb Tahir, who was in the team earlier, has now been made a travel reserve player.

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Tayyab Tahir has been dropped from the 17-member squad as 'travelling reserve' due to Saud Shakeel's inclusion in the squad. Tahir made it to the team after doing well for Karachi Kings in PSL 2023 and scoring a century against India A in the final of the Emerging Men's Asia Cup. But even before the start of the Asia Cup, he was dropped from the team. However, if any player gets hurt then Tahir can get a chance.

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As far as Saud Shakeel is concerned, he has had a stellar Test career so far, scoring 875 runs at an average of 87.50 with two hundred and six fifties. He scored an inning of 208 runs in the Test series against Sri Lanka last month. But 27-year-old Shakeel has not been able to do a great job in ODIs. He has only 76 runs in 6 matches at an average of 19. His biggest innings is 56 runs. Shakeel can also bowl part-time. see below pak squad for asia cup 2023

pak squad for asia cup 2023

  • Babar Azam (c)
  • Abdullah Shafique
  • Fakhar Zaman
  • Imam-ul-Haq
  • Salman Ali Agha
  • Iftikhar Ahmed
  • Mohammad Rizwan
  • Mohammad Haris
  • Shadab Khan
  • Mohammad Nawaz
  • Usama Mir
  • Faheem Ashraf
  • Haris Rauf
  • Mohammad Wasim Jnr
  • Naseem Shah
  • Shaheen Afridi
  • Saud Shakeel
  • Tayyab Tahir (travelling reserve)

Also Read: Asia Cup 2023: Schedule, Points Table, Squad and Venues

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Who is the captain of the Pakistan cricket team for the Asia Cup 2023?

The captain of the Pakistan cricket team for the Asia Cup 2023 is Babar Azam

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