KARACHI: The Pakistan Hockey Federation has announced here on Wednesday the national team for playing a two-match series against the World XI and also for the tour of Argentina.
The two matches are to be played on Friday and Sunday at Karachi and Lahore, respectively.
The team will later leave for a tour of Argentina on February 5.
Junaid Manzoor has been named the captain while Rizwan Ali will be his deputy.
Team: Waqar Younas (goal keeper), Adil Rao (goal keeper), Rizwan Ali, Rehan Butt, Moin Shakeel, Adeel Latif, Junaid Manzoor, Shahzaib Khan, Ghazanfer Ali, Afraz Hakeem, Umair Sattar, Naveed Alam, Amjad Ali, Awais Arshad, Rana Waheed, Ahmed Nadeem, M Ilyas, Waqar Ali, Zakirullah, Ibrahim
Six standbys have also been named:
Akmal Hussain (goal keeper), Ali Raza, Hammad Anjum, Murtaza Yaqoob,
Zahan Butt and Umer Bilal