Following the squad’s dismal performance in the ongoing Asia Cup 2023, certain prominent players in the Pakistan cricket team are projected to lose their spots. The Green Shirts are poised to compete in the ICC World Cup 2023 next month, but the current situation has generated some concerns, especially the frequent injuries suffered by certain key players. Pakistan were eliminated from the Asia Cup after losing to India and Sri Lanka in the tournament’s Super 4 rounds.
Pakistan to undergo significant changes ahead of the World Cup
Pakistan captain Babar Azam, Director Mickey Arthur, Chief Selector Inzamam-ul-Haq, and head coach Grant Bradburn are all concerned about the players’ ongoing fitness difficulties. Meanwhile, the selectors are looking at other prospects for the team, and some veteran players are expected to be released.
According to sources, with the assistance of management, the selectors have already formed a side for the next ICC World Cup 2023. Without making a formal statement, they had also told the players whether or not they would compete in the event.
However, the situation has changed since the Men in Green were unable to reach the Asia Cup finals.
Inzamam is particularly concerned about the team’s defeat and the injuries sustained by key players Haris Rauf and Naseem Shah.
Babar recently suggested that pacer Naseem would miss some World Cup matches. Naseem was forced to withdraw from the Asia Cup after injuring his right shoulder during the Super 4 match against India. He