World Cup: Pakistan declares squad, Mohammad Hafeez makes itLahore: Pakistan Wednesday announced 15-member squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 which includes Mohammad Hafeez whohas been banned from bowling after his action his action was found illegal.Hafeez reportedly again failed bowling action
Lahore: Pakistan Wednesday announced 15-member squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 which includes Mohammad Hafeez whohas been banned from bowling after his action his action was found illegal.
Hafeez reportedly again failed bowling action test conducted in Chennai. If he doesn't come clean when he appears for official bowling action test, he would be used as a batsman.
Chairman PCB Shaharyar Mohammad Khan has approved Pakistan's after it was picked up by the six-member selection committee headed by Moin Khan after consultations with head coach Waqar Younis and skipper Misbah ul Haq.
“This is the best possible squad from the available resources, and the selectors believe it has the requisite talent and skill-set to recapture the World Cup Down Under after 22 years”, said chief selector Moin Khan.
“It indeed is a formidable unit, with the potential and natural flair to perform well at the ICC's premier global showpiece event. And if the boys hit form individually and as combinations and peak at the right time, this bunch has the capacity to go all the way to the winners' podium.”
Following is the 15-man Pakistan cricket team for the ICC World Cup 2015 to be played in Australia/New Zealand from February 14 to March 29. The squad contains two openers, four middle order batsmen, five pace bowlers, one spinner, two all-rounders and a wicket-keeper/batsman.
1. Ahmed Shehzad,
3. Mohammad Hafeez
4. Haris Sohail
5. Mohammad Irfan
6. Junaid Khan
7. Misbah ul Haq (captain)
8. Sarfraz Ahmed (w.k)
9. Shahid Afridi
10. Sohaib Maqsood
11. Sohail Khan
12. Umar Akmal
13. Wahab Riaz
14. Yasir Shah
15. Younis Khan