KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Board is mulling to exchange for all-rounder Shadab Khan because the vice-captain for the nationwide facet for white-ball cricket.
Sources mentioned the choice to deliver somebody new within the vice skipper’s position may very well be taken earlier than the upcoming limited-overs sequence between Pakistan and New Zealand. They mentioned that leg-spinner Usama Mir may substitute Shadab Khan within the Pakistan squad for the house sequence towards Kiwis.
The 24-year-old all-rounder had been appointed vice-captain in 2020, and has lately led the Males in Inexperienced within the T20Is towards Afghanistan in Sharjah final week. Pakistan had misplaced the sequence 2-1 .
It have to be famous that the schedule for the sequence between Pakistan and New Zealand was lately revised because of elections in Punjab.
“The Pakistan Cricket Board and New Zealand Cricket have unanimously agreed to make tweaks to the New Zealand males’s cricket group’s tour of Pakistan for 5 ODIs and 5 T20Is,” the PCB acknowledged in a press launch on March 20.
“The facet will now arrive in Lahore and can play three T20Is from 14-17 April, earlier than touring to Rawalpindi the place the ultimate two T20Is and first ODI will likely be performed from 20-26 April. The tour will culminate in Karachi with the remaining 4 ODIs to be performed from 30 April to 7 Might.
“That is an extra tour by the New Zealand cricket group and the matches will depend in direction of ICC Staff Rankings. The ODIs will assist Pakistan to organize their facet for the ACC Asia Cup and ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup 2023, whereas the T20I will help the PCB to proceed with their rebuilding of the facet for the ICC Males’s T20 World Cup 2024, which will likely be held within the USA and West Indies in June/July 2024.”
14 Apr – 1st T20I, Lahore
15 Apr – 2nd T20I, Lahore
17 Apr – third T20I, Lahore
20 Apr – 4th T20I, Rawalpindi
24 Apr – fifth T20I, Rawalpindi
26 Apr – 1st ODI, Rawalpindi
30 Apr – 2nd ODI, Karachi
3 Might – third ODI, Karachi
5 Might – 4th ODI, Karachi
7 Might – fifth ODI, Karachi
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