Pakistan has been led by 4 different captains in 5 World Cups. But like Dhoni and Ramadin, their wicketkeeper has remain the same for all the four world cups. Here is their complete record on captains and performances in the last three World Cups, alongwith their batting and bowling record in overall T20 performances.
- 2007 Shoaib Malik (Captain), Kamran Akhmal (Wicketkeeper)
2009 Younish Khan (Captain), Kamran Akhmal (Wicketkeeper)
2010 Shahid Afridi (Captain), Kamran Akhmal (Wicketkeeper)
2012 Mohammad Hafeez (Captain), Kamran Akhmal (Wicketkeeper)
2014 Mohammad Hafeez (Captain), Kamran/Umar Akhmal (Wicketkeeper)
Team Performanc in World Cup
24 players have represented Pakistan till 2012 WC.
Kamran Akhmal and Shahid Afridi have played all the 26 World Cup matches of Pakistan.
191/6 (vs Aus) is Pakistan’s highest World Cup score.
India has bowled out Pakistan twice, and Australia once in World Cup.
123/7 (vs SL) is their lowest score in World Cup. 128 vs India is second worst.
197/7 by Australia is the highest total against Pakistan.
80 by New Zealand is the lowest total against Pakistan.
On 7 occasions they have restricted opponents below 100 runs.
With 476 runs in 24 innings Kamran Akhmal is their best batsman.
Shoaib Malik (398), Afridi (388), Misbah (368), Salman Butt (343), Hafeez (302), Imran Nazir (300), Younis Khan (299) are other notable batsmen.
19 half-centuries are scored by Pakistani batsmen.
3 half-century by Kamran Akhmal is the most by any batsmen.
169 wickets taken by Pakistani bowlers in World Cup.
32 wickets by Ajmal is the maximum by Pakistani bowler. Afridi (31), Umar Gul (29) follow.