T20 World Cup - India vs Pak: Top five Pakistan players to watch out for

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Cricket News: The 2009 T20 World Cup champions Pakistan will take a shot at winning their second ICC trophy in the shortest format in the ongoing edition of the tou
Here are the five Pakistan players to watch in the tournament:

BABAR AZAM (Top order right hand batsman)

Babar Azam (AP Photo)

(Wicket-keeper-batsman)

Mohammad Rizwan (Getty Images)

(Left arm fast bowler)

Shaheen Shah Afridi (AP Photo)

(Right arm medium fast bowler)

Hasan Ali (PCB Photo)

(Allrounder) - Right hand batsman- Right arm off break

Mohammad Hafeez (Reuters Photo)

NEW DELHI: The 2009 T20 World Cup champions Pakistan will take a shot at winning their second ICC trophy in the shortest format in the ongoing edition of the tournament. They begin their campaign with a clash vs archrivals India in their opening match on October 24.Clubbed alongside Afghanistan and New Zealand, besides India and a team from Round 1 of the tournament, the Pakistan squad will be led by the inspirational Babar Azam Babar Azam hasn't looked back ever since he got a chance to wear the Pakistan jersey, starting with the under-15 level and then twice at the under-19 World Cups in 2010 and 2012, the latter of which saw him as the team's top run-getter and skipper. Azam is the second fastest batsman to reach 2000 runs in ODI cricket. In T20Is, he is second on the list of players quickest to 1000 runs.The pressure of captaincy hasn't had any adverse effect on his game since being named the team's white-ball captain in 2019. Azam, a first cousin of the Akmal brothers, is now also Pakistan's Test skipper.In 61 T20Is so far, he has scored 2204 runs with a highest score of 122. He averages a healthy 46.89 at a strike rate of 130.65. Besides one hundred, he has scored 20 half-centuries in the game's shortest format.From a busy batsman, a…
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