Last Update on: October 2nd, 2023 at 05:41 pm
Pakistan World Cup Squad 2023, Players List, Schedule, Team List. ICC World Cup 2023 commences on October 5 in India. Pakistan is one of the 10 teams that will participate in the tournament. Pakistan will be among the strongest teams in the tournament.
Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, England, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, and the Netherlands are 10 teams in the ICC World Cup 2023. All these teams will face each other once in the league stage as the tournament takes place in a round-robin format.
Pakistan will play a total of 9 matches during ICC World Cup 2023 before the semi-finals. They will play their opening game of the tournament against the Netherlands on October 6. Their last league encounter is against England on November 11.
In the previous edition of the World Cup in 2019, Pakistan failed to reach the semi-final. This time, they will aim for a better show. However, Pakistan reached the final during T20 World Cup last year in Australia.
Hence, they are a strong contender to win the tournament. Since the tournament takes place in India, Pakistan will have favorable conditions which are similar to their home country. However, it is to be noted that Pakistan has not played in India since 2016.
Pakistan won the ODI World Cup title only once in the 1992 edition. In that edition, Pakistan crushed England in the final to lift the trophy. Below we take a glance at the Pakistan squad and schedule for ICC WC 2023.
Pakistan World Cup Schedule
ICC World Cup 2023 will be played in a round-robin format. Pakistan will play a total of 9 games during the league of the tournament- colliding with each team once.
Pakistan will play their opening match against the Netherlands on October 6. The men-in-green will play their final match of the league stage against England on November 11. Below is the Pakistan WC 2023 schedule.
|Date||Match Details||Venue||Time (IST)|
|October 6||Pakistan vs Netherlands, 2nd Match||Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad||2:00 PM|
|October 10||Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 8th Match||Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad||2:00 PM|
|October 14||Pakistan vs India, 12th Match||Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad||2:00 PM|
|October 20||Pakistan vs Australia, 18th Match||M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru||2:00 PM|
|October 23||Pakistan vs Afghanistan, 22nd Match||MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai||2:00 PM|
|October 27||Pakistan vs South Africa, 26th Match||MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai||2:00 PM|
|October 31||Pakistan vs Bangladesh, 31st Match||Eden Gardens, Kolkata||2:00 PM|
|November 4||Pakistan vs New Zealand, 35th Match||M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru||10:30 AM|
|November 11||Pakistan vs England, 45th Match||Eden Gardens, Kolkata||2:00 PM|
Pakistan World Cup Squad 2023
Pakistan is yet to announce their squad for the World Cup. However, their squad will be quite similar to the Asia Cup 2023 squad, which they named a few weeks ago.
Babar Azam will be the skipper of the team during the tournament. Mohammad Rizwan, Shaheen Afridi, and Shadab Khan will be a few key names in their squad. Below we take a glance at Pakistan’s probable squad for ICC WC 2023.
Pakistan squad for ICC World Cup 2023: Babar Azam (C), Shadab Khan (VC), Fakhar Zaman, Imam ul Haq, Abdullah Shafique, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Agha Salman, Saud Shakeel, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz, Usama Mir, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Hassan Ali, Mohammad Wasim Jr.