Shadab Khan given important responsibility in national team
Web Desk 19 October 2020
LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has appointed all-rounder Shadab Khan as the new captain of the national team.
According to details, chief selector and head coach of Pakistan cricket team Misbah-ul-Haq while announcing the national team for the home series from Zimbabwe said that Shadab Khan has been appointed as the captain of the national team in ODIs and T20s.
Right-handed batsman Shadab was born in Mianwali on October 4, 1998. The all-rounder made his debut against the West Indies in 2017. Shadab Khan has played 43 ODIs and 136 T20s for Pakistan. He has also represented the national team in six Test matches.
22-member squad announced for ODI, T20 series against Zimbabwe
Shadab has also captained Islamabad United in the Pakistan Super League.
In domestic cricket, all-rounder Sui Nadran represents the Brisbane Heat in the Big Bash League and the Dhaka Platoon in the Bangladesh Premier League.
It should be noted that Pakistan cricket team head coach Misbah-ul-Haq has announced a 22-member squad for the ODI and T20 series against Zimbabwe. Babar Azam has been named captain of the ODI and T20 teams, former captains Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Aamir and Sarfraz have been rested, while Abdullah Shafiq, who scored a century in the National T20, has been included in the squad.