Srinagar, 8 September: Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar has lashed out at Pakistan cricket team Chief Selector , Mohammad Wasim, calling him a puppet.
Akhtar has made it clear that he is not happy with the Pakistan T20 World Cup squad that was recently announced. He said that
changes will be made in the near future.
He said this while speaking on PTV Sports programe.
“The Pakistan squad for T20 World Cup will be changed. Mohammad Wasim is not a chief selector, he is just a puppet,” said Akhtar.
He also shared the squad he would have selected for the mega event.
“The Pakistan squad for T20 World Cup should include Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Rizwan, Shoaib Malik, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Hasan Ali, Shahnawaz Dahani, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Amir, Fakhar Zaman and Hussain Talat,” he added.
Pakistan’s T20 World Cup squad has been a topic of discussion over the last couple of days with fans and former cricketers expressing their disappointment over the players named.
Pakistan’s T20 World Cup Squad
Babar Azam (captain), Shadab Khan, Asif Ali, Azam Khan, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Imad Wasim, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan (wicketkeeper), Mohammad Wasim, Shaheen Afridi and Sohaib Maqsood.
Reserves: Fakhar Zaman, Shahnawaz Dahani and Usman Qadir.
The changes to the squad can be made until October 10.