#PakvsNZ: A Look At Pakistan’s Possible T20 Squad

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#PakvsNZ T20 series is scheduled to be hosted by Pakistan later in the month and so, here is a look at the country’s likely 18-member squad ahead of the five-match rubber during which #BabarAzam will be leading the dugout once more.

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Apart from skipper, Babar Azam, the selectors are likely to pick Saim Ayub, Fakhar Zaman, Salman Ali Agha and Iftikhar Ahmed as regular batters while Mohd. Rizwan, Usman Khan and Azam Khan are expected to be part of the squad as wicket-keeper batters.

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All-rounders

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Senior cricketers, Imad Wasim and Shadab Khan are likely to be part of squad as spin-bowling all-rounders while Amir Jamal is also expected to be included as a fast-bowling all-rounder.

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Spinners In The #PakvsNZ T20 Squad

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Leg-spinners Usama Mir and Abrar Ahmed are likely to provide support to both Imad and Shadab in the squad. While Usama has regularly featured in Pakistan’s white-ball squad; the selectors are likely to allow Abrar an international T20 debut during the rubber.

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Former captain Shaheen Shah Afridi is an automatic choice for the rubber. Naseem Shah is also expected to return after recovering from an injury while Mohd. Amir who has come out of retirement is also almost certain to play the home series. In absence of Haris Rauf who is still unfit, Mohd. Wasim Jnr, and Abbass Afridi are expected to be picked as well.