Pakistan captain Babar Azam has announced a 12-man squad for Sunday’s Pak vs Ind T20 World Cup 2021 clash with India in Dubai.
From the 15-man complete squad, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Mohammad Nawaz and Sarfaraz Ahmed did not make the cut.
The 12 men squad for the Pak vs Ind T20 World Cup are:
Babar Azam (c)
Mohammad Rizwan (wk),
Asif Ali, Shadab Khan (vc),
“To be honest, what has passed is beyond us,” Azam said during the press conference.
“We want to use our ability and confidence on the day of the match so that we can get a better result. Records are meant to be broken.”
The captain admitted it would be a match full of intensity, saying that “the matches between Pakistan and India are always full of intensity so we need to perform well in all three departments of the game.”
“The boys are excited to play the World Cup and we have a crucial match on Sunday. A winning impact is necessary and then we will go match by match,” he added.
The captain also said that Prime Minister Imran Khan had shared his experiences with the team.
“The prime minister met us before our departure and shared his experiences of the 1992 win and told us to play aggressive and fearless cricket against India.”