Islamabad (Staff Report): Pakistan on Monday announced final 15-member squad for the International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket World Cup 2019.
The national selection committee, headed by Chief Selector Inzamamul Haq, made three changes to World Cup squad after consultation with team management.
Haq announced that Junaid Khan and Faheem Ashraf were dropped from the squad in favour of Mohammad Amir and Wahab Riaz. He said Asif Ali also replaced Abid Ali in the side adding that it was a tough choice to make.
Moreover, Shahdab Khan, who was unable to play in the series against England, would be a part of the squad.
Pacer Mohammad Amir who was initially dropped from the World Cup squad has been re-included.
Inzamam-ul-Haq detailed that the bowling unit during the recent ODIs against England did not work out as anticipated.
Sarfaraz Ahmed (wicketkeeper and captain)
Pakistan would be facing off West Indies on May 31 for the first encounter, with all eyes set on June 16 encounter against arch-foe India