Pakistan has announced their playing XI for the Super 4 clash against Sri Lanka in the Asia Cup 2023. The team has made five changes to their previous squad. The following is the list of players who will be playing in the match:
1. Mohammad Haris
3. Babar Azam (c)
4. Mohammad Rizwan (wk)
5. Saud Shakeel
6. Shadab Khan (vc)
7. Iftikhar Ahmed
8. Mohammad Nawaz
9. Shaheen Shah Afridi
10. Mohammad Waseem Junior
11. Zaman Khan
The PCB has introduced alterations to the starting lineup, with the inclusion of five new players due to injuries sustained by three individuals during the recent match against India.
Mohammad Haris, Saud Shakeel, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Zaman Khan, and Mohammad Nawaz have been incorporated into the team.
In contrast, Fakhar Zaman, Naseem Shah, Haris Rauf, Faheem Ashraf, and Salman Ali Agha will be given a break and will not be participating in the upcoming match.
Mohammad Haris replaces out-of-form Fakhar Zaman, while Zaman Khan and Mohammad Wasim Jr come in place of injured Naseem Shah. Mohammad Haris was approved as a replacement for Zaman in the Pakistan squad after Zaman was ruled out due to injury.
The changes were announced on September 13, 2023.