ISLAMABAD: For the upcoming National T20 Cricket Cup, Shadab Khan has been named to captain Northern Areas team instead of Imad Wasim whereas Saad Nasim will lead Central Punjab in place of Babar Azam.
According to a Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) official, the changes have been made as Imad Wasim and Babar Azam are playing Vitality Blast in England.
The official added that Imad and Babar along with Shaheen Shah Afridi would not be available for the entire first phase of NationalT20.
Meanwhile, all the national team members who were on tour to England for Tests and T20s will join their respective provincial teams on Friday.
The National T20 Cup will begin in Multan from Wednesday next.