The Pakistan Cricket Board announced thirty probables for the World T20 tournament to be played in September/October. Surprise inclusion in the squad include the names of veteran all-rounder Abdul Razzaq and wicket keeper Kamran Akmal. Misbah-ul Haq and Younis Khan have not been included in the squad. The World T20 Cup would be played in Sri Lanka later this year with Pakistan being considered as a likely candidate to win the Cup. The 30-member squad includes: Muhammad Hafeez (captain), Shahid Afridi, Abdul Razzaq, Khalid Latif, Nasir Jamshed, Shoaib Malik, Umer Akmal, Asad Shafique, Muhamamd Sami, Sohail Tanveer, Yasir Arafat, Hamad Azam, Aizaz Cheema, Umer Gul, Raza Hasan, Wahab Riaz, Anwar Ali, Saeed Ajmal, Abdul Rehman, Haris Sohail, Imran Nazir, Ahmed Shehzad, Shakeel Ansar,  Shahzeb Hasan, Kamran Akmal, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Owais Zia, Sharjeel Khan, Ramiz Raja and Junaid Khan.