Younis Khan, a former batter for Pakistan, has pleaded with the national cricket governing body to support the players chosen for the T20 World Cup 2022, which will be held in Australia in October and November. Pakistan, which is currently engaged in a seven-match series with England, has already revealed their 15-person team for the major event, along with three reserves. However, the ICC has set a deadline of October 9 for the squad release. If the teams must make adjustments beyond the deadline, ICC must approve them. Younis believes the Pakistan Cricket Board should not make changes to their selection and referred to the chosen players as the “best bunch.”
“There is always this hue and cry that the team needs changing. We tried this last time. Now, I think they should not embarrass themselves, all of a sudden changing the team. Our coaches, captain and PCB have to utilise these very players. These are the only players you have, there won’t be any coming in from anywhere else, and this is the best bunch,” said Younis. The current seven-match T20I series between Pakistan and England is tied at 2-2 after four games. By a score of three runs, the team won the fourth T20I on Sunday. On September 28, the series’ fifth game will be played. Before entering the T20 World Cup Down Under, Pakistan will participate in a T20I tri-series against New Zealand and Bangladesh following the conclusion of the series.