Pakistan (PAK) Team Squad, Player List, Schedule For ICC Champions Trophy 2017 – Pakistan is an unpredictable team which has been struggling to make a statement against big teams at International level. It is also a team which has not performed well in overseas conditions. Pakistan has never won the ICC Champions Trophy and are looking to change the history. The Pakistan team has been similar to South Africa and have choked in the crucial stages of the tournament. Pakistan are placed in a group where they are accompanied by other two Asia sides – India and Sri Lanka. They are also joined by team from African continent – South Africa.
Pakistan (PAK) Team Squad, Player List For ICC Champions Trophy 2017
As expected there are not many changes to the Pakistan team. Mohammad Hafeez and Ahmed Shehzad are expected to open the innings. The captaincy is rested on the shoulders of Sarfaraz Ahmed. Azhar Ali, Umar Akmal, Shoaib Malik will be responsible for middle order batting. Imad Wasim & Shoaib Malik will try their luck with bat as well as the ball. PCB has mainly concentrated on the selection of pace bowlers. Considering the swinging conditions of England Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Amir, Hasan Ali have made it to the final list of 15 players.
|Umar Akmal||Batsman / Wicket-keeper|
|Sarfaraz Ahmed (Captain)||Batsman / Wicket-keeper|
|Shoaib Malik||All Rounder|
|Imad Wasim||All Rounder|
ICC Champions Trophy 2017 – Pakistan Team Schedule
Pakistan who had a good tour of West Indies will be coming into this tournament with a good amount of confidence. The Pakistan team who have a pretty inexperienced side will have to kick off well in order to have some positive results from the tournament. The Pakistan team will face Bangladesh and Australia in the warm-up matches before the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 kicks off.
|27-May||Bangladesh vs Pakistan||Edgbaston|
|29-May||Australia vs Pakistan||Edgbaston|
Pakistan are placed in Group B along with India, South Africa and Sri Lanka. Pakistan will kick off the campaign against arch-rivals India, against whom they have never won in ICC tournaments. Later they will face South Africa followed by Sri lanka on 7th and 12th June at Edgbaston and Cardiff respectively.
|4th June||India vs Pakistan||Edgbaston|
|7th June||Pakistan vs South Africa||Edgbaston|
|12th June||Sri Lanka vs Pakistan||Cardiff|