T20 World Cup squad to be named today

KARACHI: The probable for Twenty20 Cricket World Cup will much likely be named today but the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has not finalized name for captainship to lead national side in the mega event, Geo news reported.

Newly designated Chief Selection Committee, Mohsin Hassan Khan will announce names of Pakistan squad for T20 World Cup during a press conference to be held here at National Stadium later in the day.

A member Selection Committee Saleem Jafar held a brief meeting with Mohsin Hassan Khan at his residence in order to mull over the names of probable players, besides contacting other members by phone.

According to sources, no decision has so far been reached over naming captain of the side, meanwhile, Chairman PCB Ejaz Butt has advised Selection Committee time and again to remain precisely concerned with the names of players as selection of captain rests solely with PCB.

It may be possible that the captain will be chosen later after selection of team, sources hinted.