#PAKvsENG: A Look At Pakistan’s Likely Playing XI

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#PAKvsENG is scheduled to start this week and so, here a look at Pakistan’s likely playing XI for the first of the four T20s that is to be played in Leeds on Wednesday, May 22, 2024.

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#PAKvsENG: Usman Khan Is Likely To Be Part Of The Playing XI Again

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Pakistan is likely to drop Saim Ayub and instead play Usman Khan as an opener with Mohd. Rizwan. Captain Babar Azam, Fakhar Zaman, Azam Khan and Iftikhar Ahmed are almost certain to retain their place in the country’s batting line.

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Abrar Ahmed Or Haris Rauf?

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Spin-bowling all-rounder Imad Wasim and pacers, Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah and Mohd. Amir are almost certain to play the first match of the series. Pakistan would want to assess the form and fitness of both Abrar Ahmed and Haris Rauf and so, there is a good probability of one of the two playing the inaugural game.

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Likely Playing XI

Mohd. Rizwan, Usman Khan, Babar Azam (c), Fakhar Zaman, Azam Khan, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Shaheen Afridi, Mohd. Amir, Naseem Shah and Haris Rauf/Abrar Ahmed.