Salman But is likely to be part of Pakistani t20 world cup squad

After a disappointed and poor performance in the Asia Cup T20 PCB and selection committee is considering to make big changes in the batting line up of the Pakistani cricket team for the t20 world cup starting from March 11. According to the resources selection committee has decided to drop khuram Manzoor and Sharjeel Ahmad from the squad after continues failure in the Asia Cup.

Selection committee is also looking to make the decision of taking the Salman But and Ahmad Shahzad in the t20 squad for the World Cup of T20 starting from the 11 March.


According to media reports, officials of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will decide the matter in the meeting heading soon.

Salman Butt and Ahmed Shahzad will possibly open the batting for the Pakistan.

Earlier, Chairman PCB Sheharyar Khan has pointed that PCB is thinking over making decision of Twenty20 captain Shahid Khan Afridi.

While talking to media on Thursday, PCB Chairman Shahryar Khan said

“I’m going to consult with Younis Khan & Misbah whether Afridi needs to be removed now as captain or at a later stage” .

However, during the same briefing, some 10 minutes later, PCB chief had altered his words and said “Shahid Afridi will remain captain for the World T20 unless he himself declines to lead the team.”

Mr Khan also hinted that he has some kind of commitment with Afridi on captaincy issue by saying “Shahid Afridi is Pathan and I am also Pathan and we know that a Pathan’s word is their bond.”