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Imad Wasim out of Pakistan’s T20 World Cup opener against USA

Imad Wasim out of Pakistan’s T20 World Cup opener against USA

Imad Wasim's presence is valuable to the Pakistani team, and his absence could impact their performance against the USA.

Pakistan’s T20 World Cup campaign faces a setback as all-rounder Imad Wasim is ruled out of the opening match against the United States of America (USA) on June 6th.

Side strain sidelines Imad Wasim

Pakistan captain Babar Azam confirmed Wasim’s absence due to a side strain injury. While this will prevent him from playing in the first match, there is hope for his participation in subsequent matches depending on his recovery.

Babar Azam expresses hope for Imad Wasim Return

Azam remains optimistic about Wasim’s availability for the remaining matches, stating, “Although Imad won’t play the first game, we hope that he will be available for the rest of the matches.”

Imad Wasim absence: Potential Hurdle

Imad Wasim’s presence is valuable to the Pakistani team, and his absence could impact their performance against the USA.

India vs Pakistan next

Pakistan will face India in their second match on Sunday, June 9th, followed by a clash against Canada on Tuesday, June 11th.

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Pakistan vs USA Squads

Pakistan: Babar Azam (c), Abrar Ahmed, Azam Khan, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Abbas Afridi, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Rizwan, Naseem Shah, Saim Ayub, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Usman Khan.

United States: Monank Patel (c), Aaron Jones, Andries Gous, Corey Anderson, Ali Khan, Harmeet Singh, Jessy Singh, Milind Kumar, Nisarg Patel, Nitish Kumar, Noshtush Kenjige, Saurabh Nethralvakar, Shadley Van Schalkwyk, Steven Taylor, Shayan Jahangir. Reserve Players: Gajanand Singh, Juanoy Drysdale, Yasir Mohammad.

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