Muhammad Rizwan Takes on Vice-Captain Role in Pakistan’s T20I Squad

Muhammad Rizwan Takes on Vice-Captain Role in Pakistan's T20I Squad

Muhammad Rizwan Pakistani cricketer, the wicketkeeper-batsman, has been named the vice-captain for Pakistan’s T20I squad, as confirmed by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday.


He’ll support Shaheen Afridi during the upcoming five-match T20I series against New Zealand, set from 12th to 21st January across Auckland, Hamilton, Dunedin, and Christchurch.

Today, the Pakistan team arrived in Auckland from Sydney, gearing up for the series against New Zealand. Training sessions kick off tomorrow, marking their prep for the games.

It’s noteworthy that Pakistan recently faced a tough 3-0 defeat in a Test series against Australia.

Pakistan Squad for New Zealand Tour:

  1. Shaheen Afridi (c)
  2. Aamir Jamal
  3. Abbas Afridi
  4. Abrar Ahmed
  5. Azam Khan (wk)
  6. Babar Azam
  7. Fakhar Zaman
  8. Haris Rauf
  9. Haseebullah (wk)
  10. Iftikhar Ahmed
  11. Mohammad Nawaz
  12. Mohammad Rizwan (wk)
  13. Mohammad Wasim Jnr
  14. Sahibzada Farhan
  15. Saim Ayub
  16. Usama Mir
  17. Zaman Khan

New Zealand T20I Squad:

  1. Kane Williamson (c) (matches 1, 2, 4 and 5)
  2. Finn Allen
  3. Mark Chapman
  4. Josh Clarkson (match 3 only)
  5. Devon Conway (wk)
  6. Lockie Ferguson (matches 3, 4 and 5)
  7. Matt Henry
  8. Adam Milne
  9. Daryl Mitchell
  10. Glenn Phillips
  11. Mitchell Santner
  12. Ben Sears (matches 1 and 2)
  13. Tim Seifert (wk)
  14. Ish Sodhi
  15. Tim Southee

The Pakistan squad for the New Zealand T20Is includes players like Shaheen Shah Afridi, Azam Khan, Babar Azam, and more. Here’s the schedule for the T20I series:

– 1st T20 on 12th January 2024 at Eden Park, Auckland
– 2nd T20 on 14th January 2024 at Seddon Park, Hamilton
– 3rd T20 on 17th January 2024 at University Oval, Dunedin
– 4th T20 on 19th January 2024 at Hagley Oval, Christchurch
– 5th T20 on 21st January 2024 at Hagley Oval, Christchurch



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