The wait of the cricket lovers will end soon as the ICC World T20 that was scheduled for the year 2016 is coming nearer with each passing day and it will be an exhilarating tournament.
The excitement of the Pakistani cricket fans is double when the opponent team is India; both countries have thousands of cricket fans who are waiting to see their countries playing against each other. The ICC World T20 tournament will be played in India and it is obvious that a large number of cricket lovers will go to see the matches live.
Pakistan is placed in the 2nd group in the ICC World T20 tournament with 3 other countries including Australia, India and New Zealand.
Pakistan has a great history of performing in ICC World T20 tournaments as in all the tournaments that were played in the year 2007 to 2014, the Pakistani players performed well in the cricket field. In one tournament, the team played the semifinal. Back in 2009, Pakistan won the match against Sri Lanka in England.
Unfortunately, the Pakistan team faced hard time after 2014 and the team lost 3 Twenty20 internationals which it played against England. In 2015, the Pakistan team played against Zimbabwe and Bangladesh only.
It cannot be denied that the Pakistan team can surprise the opponent team by turning the whole game within a short time span, the country is expecting the outstanding performance by the experienced players.
Hopefully, the experience of years of Shahid Afridi and Shoaib Malik will prove great for the team and the country. The cricket lovers are waiting to see the performance of Sohail Tanvir and Anwar Ali, who will be placed as opponent’s batsman guard.
Here is the schedule of the tournament:
- The match will be played between the Pakistan and Qualifier A on 16th of March 2016. The location of the match will be Eden Gardens, Kolkata.
- The match between the India and Pakistan will be played on 19th of March 2016. The site selected for the match is Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala.
- New Zealand and Pakistan will play the match on 22nd of March 2016. Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali is the location selected of the match.
- The cricket match will be played between Australia and Pakistan on 25th of March 2016. The location that is chosen for the match is the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali.
The individuals who want to know about the playing schedule and the opponent team can clearly understand it from the information given above. 19th of March 2016 is not far when the cricket match between Pakistan and India will be played for which the both nations are waiting.
Pakistan Squad in ICC World T20 India 2016
The cricketers who will play in the Pakistan team in ICC World T20 are:
- Shahid Afridi (captain)
- Umar Akmal
- Shoaib Malik
- Ahmed Shehzad
- Imad Wasim
- Mukhtar Ahmed
- Anwar Ali
- Mohammad Rizwan
- Sarfaraz Ahmed
- Mohammad Hafeez
- Nauman Anwar
- Sohail Tanvir
- Yasir Shah
- Mohammad Irfan
Find the squads of other teams participating in ICC T20 World Cup 2016.