Is Shadab Khan being replaced as vice-captain?
Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board is considering replacing the all-rounder. Shadab Khan As vice-captain of the national team for white-ball cricket.
Sources say that the decision to bring someone new in the role of vice-captain may be taken before the limited overs series between Pakistan and New Zealand. He said that the leg-spinner Osama Mir May replace Shadab Khan in Pakistani squad for home series against Kiwis
The 24-year-old all-rounder was appointed vice-captain in 2020 and has led the team recently. Man in green in T20I against Afghanistan Pakistan lost the series 2-1 in Sharjah last week.
It may be noted that the schedule of the series between Pakistan and New Zealand was revised recently due to the elections in Punjab.
The PCB said in a press release on March 20, “The Pakistan Cricket Board and New Zealand Cricket have agreed to make changes to the New Zealand men’s cricket team’s tour of Pakistan for five ODIs and five T20Is. Agreed.”
The team will now arrive in Lahore and play three T20Is from April 14 to 17, before moving to Rawalpindi where the final two T20Is and the first ODI will be played from April 20 to 26. The tour will conclude with the remaining four ODIs to be played in Karachi from April 30 to May 7.
“This is an additional tour of the New Zealand cricket team and the matches will be counted in the ICC team rankings. The ODI will help Pakistan prepare its team for the ACC Asia Cup and ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023. , while the T20I will help the PCB continue to rebuild its squad for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024. in the USA and West Indies in June/July 2024.
April 14 – 1st T20I, Lahore
April 15 – 2nd T20I, Lahore
April 17 – 3rd T20I, Lahore
April 20 – 4th T20I, Rawalpindi
April 24 – 5th T20I, Rawalpindi
April 26 – First ODI, Rawalpindi
April 30 – Second ODI, Karachi
May 3 – 3rd ODI, Karachi
May 5 – 4th ODI, Karachi
May 7 – 5th ODI, Karachi