Pakistan’s T20 World Cup Squad Predictions

The ICC (International Cricket Council) made the forthcoming T20 World Cup schedule public. The grand game of the marquee tournament is set to commence from the 17th of October, 2021. The much -awaited summit clash will be played on the 14th of November, 2021. With details like the above being announced, everyone’s attention turned towards Pakistan and its squad.Further, the announcements also boosted the attention given to several cricket betting apps.

There is much anticipation towards the potential players representing Pakistan in the marquee tournament. The team is grouped under Team B along with Afghanistan, India, and New Zealand.Pakistan’s recent win against the West Indies in the T20I series by a margin of 1-0, with three abandoned matches, was possible due to the team selection. The selection was carried by the head coach, Misbah-ul-Haq, and Babar Azam.

Now, all the attention, especially from the fans and users of cricket betting apps, is focused on the prediction of the team players.

Schedule of Pakistan for the ICC T20 World Cup – 2021

Below is the complete schedule sketched for Pakistan’s games –

Date Versus Time Venue Area
The 24th of October, 2021 India Vs. Pakistan 19:30 Dubai
The 26th of October, 2021 Pakistan Vs. New Zealand 19:30 Sharjah
The 29th of October, 2021 Afghanistan Vs. Pakistan 19:30 Dubai
The 2nd of November, 2021 Pakistan Vs. Runner Up of Group A (A2) 19:30 Abu Dhabi
The 7th of November, 2021 Pakistan Vs. Winner of Group B (B1) 19:30 Sharjah

Must Read: T20 World Cup fixtures announced – IND vs PAK on October 24

Predicted List of Pakistan Players for the T20 World Cup

There is considerable anticipation among fans and bettors alike regarding the squad selection.The popular names being predicted to be on the team are listed below-

  • Babar Azam (Captain)
  • Mohammed Rizwan (Wicket Keeper)
  • Danish Aziz
  • Fakhar Zaman
  • Sharjeel Khan
  • Shoaib Malik
  • Mohammed Hafeez
  • Haider Ali
  • Mohammad Nawaz
  • Faheem Ashraf
  • Usman Qadir
  • Hasan Ali
  • Shaheen Afridi
  • Arshad Iqbal
  • Haris Rauf

However, the predictions have variances. Other names are floating around among the users of the cricket betting apps. They are as follows-

  • Sohaib Maqsood
  • Shadab Khan
  • Imad Wasim
  • Sarfaraz Ahmed
  • Mohammad Hasnain

Among the predicted list of players, the most common and sure-fire name going around is Babr Azam’s. By exhibiting a consistent style of play, his T20 form is up to the standards. Therefore, it is safe to assume that Azam is one of the fan favourites, even among the cricket betting apps. Further, his experience of playing on the UAE grounds is another advantage that accompanies him. 

Another hot favourite is the wicket-keeper – Mohammad Rizwan. He has showcased that he has the potential to be among the top players. His name is being found on almost all the prediction lists. With his track record and experience of playing in the UAE grounds, many are sure that he is going to make the cut.

So far, these have been the popular predictions of the team. To see how right or wrong the predictions are, one has to wait until the official team selection list is released.

The upcoming tournaments are ensuing a whirlwind of predictions. For the time being, the predictions are heavily focused on team selections. Cricket betting apps have already started whirring around these assumptions and forecasts. 

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