Pakistan pick Manzoor, Raees for WT20

Khurram Manzoor is a surprise inclusion in Pakistan’s World T20 squad © Chris Whiteoak

Pakistan have picked four uncapped players in the T20I format – batsmen Khurram Manzoor and Babar Azam, fast bowler Rumman Raees, and allrounder Mohammad Nawaz – in their squad for the World T20 in India in March and April. Fast bowler Mohammad Irfan also returned to the squad after missing the recent T20 internationals in New Zealand.

They left out opener Ahmed Shehzad from the squad that toured New Zealand in January, along with batsmen Shoaib Maqsood and Saad Nasim, wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan, allrounder Aamer Yamin and fast bowler Umar Gul.

Squad Shahid Afridi (capt), Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Umar Akmal, Sarfraz Ahmed, Babar Azam, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Anwar Ali, Mohammad Irfan, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Nawaz, Khurram Manzoor, Rumman Raees

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Source: ESPN Crickinfo

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