Pakistan plays 11 vs India – ICC T20 World Cup 2024, match 19

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Pakistan is all set to face India in their next match of the ICC T20 World Cup 2024. The clash between India and Pakistan is the 19th match of the ICC T20 World Cup 2024. Babar Azam is the captain of Pakistan in the tournament.

Pakistan had a forgettable T20I series recently in England where they failed to win either game. They also lost the opening match of the T20 World Cup to the United States. Now, they need to pull up their socks in the next game. Below is Pakistan’s planned 11 for the match against India.

Pakistan plays 11 vs India – ICC T20 World Cup 2024, match 19

Mohamed Rizwan

Mohammad Rizwan will be Pakistan’s opener in the ICC T20 World Cup 2024. He and Babar Azam showed better work as openers in the previous T20I series against England and the team could retain them as openers in the World Cup as well.

Babar Azam (C)

Babar Azam is Pakistan’s captain in the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 and will lead the team in the upcoming clash against India. The right-handed batsman would open the batting with Rizwan.

Usman Khan

Usman Khan could occupy the position of one less as he showed great form in the previous series against England. He scored 38 in one of the games.

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Fakhar Zaman

Fakhar Zaman could bat in the middle order for Pakistan in the clash against India. The left-handed batsman is an experienced member of the team who played a 45-run knock in the previous series.

Shadab Khan

Shadab Khan will be a crucial all-rounder for Pakistan against India. He showed excellent form in PSL 2024 and won the title for Islamabad United under his leadership. He also maintained impressive form in both batting and bowling.

Azam Khan (WK)

Azam Khan could be chosen as Pakistan’s wicketkeeper as he also played a similar role in the previous T20I series. However, he couldn’t get the attention by going out for 11 and ducking.

Ahmed Iftikhar

Iftikhar Ahmed is a powerful lower order batsman from Pakistan who can score maximum runs in the death overs. He will bat last in the clash against India.

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Shaheen Afridi

Shaheen Afridi will lead Pakistan’s pace attack in the ICC T20 World Cup 2024. He helped the team win against India in T20 WC 2021 with his 3-wicket haul. He is one of the most experienced pacers in the team.

Naseem Shah

Naseem Shah will be another pacer for Pakistan in the playing eleven. He did not play in the ICC ODI World Cup last year due to injury and returned to the team in the recent England series.

Haris Rauf

Haris Rauf took 5 wickets in the previous series in 2 games and showed excellent form. He will be another pacer in the team against India.

Mohamed Amir

Mohammad Amir will be an X-factor for Pakistan in the ICC T20 World Cup 2024. He was added to the national team just before the tournament. He helped Pakistan defeat India in the 2017 Champions Trophy final and is a lethal pacer for the team.