Asia Cup 2023, International

Pakistan reveal their playing XI for the match against Nepal

Pakistan Cricket Team has revealed a strong playing XI for the match against Nepal in the Asia Cup 2023 opener.

A day prior to the match, the host country of the hybrid model tournament revealed their lineup. The team, which has clinched the Asia Cup championship twice, is set to compete against Nepal on Wednesday, the 30th of August, at Multan International Cricket Stadium.

Nepal is set to play against Pakistan for the very first time. Interestingly, this match will also serve as Nepal’s inaugural appearance in Pakistan’s cricketing landscape.

Nepal is gearing up to face Pakistan as their eleventh opponent in the ODI, and notably, this encounter will mark their fourth match against a Test-playing nation.

The match starts at 3:15 PM (NST).

Pakistan’s playing XI: Fakhar Zaman, Imam ul-Haq, Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Iftikhar Ahmed, Salman Ali Agha, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Haris Rauf, Naseem Shah.