Babar Azam will be leading Pakistan in the Asia Cup for the first time in the 2022 edition and has earned himself the first position in ICC men’s T20I batting rankings.
Mohammad Rizwan is a certain candidate to form an opening pair with his skipper Babar Azam in the Asia Cup. He is ranked second in the ICC T20I batsmen’s rankings and will have a vital role to play for Pakistan in the Asia Cup 2022.
Fakhar Zaman has been a great addition to Pakistan’s limited overs side right since his debut. The left-handed batsman has amassed runs with a fine strike rate of more than 130 in his T20I career so far.
Asif Ali, the right-hander has an invincible strike rate of 133 in his T20I career so far and has been handy to his side with the bat in the last few overs.
Khushdil Shah is another major game changer in Pakistan’s middle order who can be of great use to the side in the Asia Cup.
Iftikhar Ahmed is certainly going to be part of Pakistan’s middle order in the Asia Cup.
Shadab Khan has achieved great heights in his short international career. He has been fantastic with the bat in the death overs. 73 wickets in 64 T20I games also speak loads about his bowling caliber and justify his spot in Asia Cup XI.
Usman Qadir has shown some good signs with the ball for Pakistan in recent times.
The right arm pacer has the ability to bowl regularly at speeds of 145 mph and above. He was fantastic for Pakistan in the T20I World Cup last year
The 20-year-old has donned the Green jersey in eight ODIs picking 15 wickets at an economy of 5.14. On the other hand, he has been part of 11 T20Is where he has 17 wickets in his tally with an economy of 8.10.
Shahnawaz Dahani was one of the players who were part of the Pakistan squad for the T20 World Cup last year and now he has been included for Asia Cup 2022