The Pakistan Cricket Board selection committee headed by Moin Khan finalized the 15-men World Cup 2015 Pakistan Team Squad. Expressing his views Moin Khan said, this is the best possible squad and it has the requisite talent and skill-set to recapture the World Cup Down Under after 22 years.

The Pakistan squad, selected after much head scratching has a good blend of the experienced and the new. Eight of the players played in the last World Cup while the rest have been chosen due to their impressive performance in the recent matches. Misbah ul Haq is probably playing his last World Cup as a captain as he announced retirement from One Day Internationals after the World Cup 2015. Let’s see the world cup 2015 pakistan team squad.

The Pakistan cricket squad has all the potential and skill to upset the opponent team. The Pakistan selectors and the cricket fans out there look forward to this combination to lift up the trophy once again.

World Cup 2015 Pakistan Team Squad

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World cup 2015 Pakistan team squad

Misbah-ul-Haq (Captain)

He is an experienced right-handed batsman. Misbah plays in the middle order and has a number of Man of the Match and Man of the series Awards in the ODI’s to his name.

Shahid Afridi (Vice-Captain)

He is the man who needs no introduction. He is an invaluable asset for the team. When he is on the ground you can expect the unexpected.

Ahmed Shehzad

He is a right-handed opening batsman and acts smart on the ground.

Mohammad Hafeez

Known as Professor for his amazing balling skills. He is a right handed opener and off-spinner, holds numerous records and usually puts up a good show.

Sarfraz Ahmed (Wicket-Keeper)

He is the wicket-keeper and a right-handed batsman.

Younis Khan

He is a right-handed batsman and one of the senior players of the team. He has played the World Cup 2003, 2007 and 2011.

Sohaib Maqsood

He is a talented right-handed batsman.

Umar Akmal

He is a right-handed batsman and also a wicket keeper. He is skillful and proficient in his job.

Haris Sohail

He is a left-handed batsman.

Mohammad Irfan

He is the tallest guy in the squad, is a left-arm fast bowler.

Rahat Ali

After a disappointing performance by Bilawal Bhatti against New Zealand and Junaid Khan’s prevailing injury, PCB has decided to select Rahat Ali as the replacement. He is not an experienced bowler and does not own a very good rapport. But let’s see will he be able to do some wonders?

Wahab Riaz

Playing his 2nd World Cup, he is a left arm pacer.

Ehsan Adil

He is a new addition to the team, is an all-rounder and has played only two ODI’s.

Sohail Khan

He is a right arm fast medium bowler playing his first World Cup.

Yasir Shah

Attending his first ever World Cup, he is a leg-break bowler.

The selection board had set a criterion to choose the best players for the big game. The Pakistani fans were upset not seeing some imperative players like Shoaib Malik, Asad Shafiq, Umar Gul and Fawad Alam in the final list. However, the selected squad has equal ability. The new additions in the Pakistan squad are endowed with great abilities. All they need to do is flaunt their skills in this most awaited event and make their mark.

Team Management:

The Pakistan team Management for the ICC World Cup 2015 is as follows:

  • Manager: Naveed Akram Cheema
  • Head Coach: Waqar Younas
  • Batting Coach: Grant Flower
  • Spin Bowling Coach: Mushtaq Ahmed
  • Fielding Coach: Grand Luden
  • Physiotherapist: Brad Robinson
  • Assistant Manager: Shahid Aslam
  • Media Manager: Agha Akbar
  • Security Officer: Col. (Retd) Muhammad Azam Khan

The cricket fans await this world cup 2015 pakistan team squad on the grounds of Australia and New Zealand to see the best they’ve got in this thrilling game of cricket.