ICC organised Independence Cup 2017 regarding this World XI cricket team tour to Pakistan to play three T20Is in Lahore next month. Faf du Plessis has been named captain of World XI team. Along with Faf du Plessis four other South African cricketers : Hashim Amla, Morne Morkel, David Miller and Imran Tahir are in the 14-member squad. World XI team includes representatives from seven nations.
Australia's three players - George Bailey, Ben Cutting and wicketkeeper Tim Paine and West Indies' two players Darren Sammy & Samuel Badre are in world-11 squad. There is one player each from England, Bangladesh, New Zealand and Sri Lanka featuring world xi squad as well.
The three-T20 international series begins on 12th September, with the next two T20s to be played on 13th and 15th September.
Former Zimbabwe captain and England coach Andy Flower was announced as the coach of the Independence Cup World XI side 2017.
World XI squad :
Faf du Plessis (c), Hashim Amla, Samuel Badree, George Bailey, Paul Collingwood, Ben Cutting, Grant Elliott, Tamim Iqbal, David Miller, Morne Morkel, Tim Paine, Thisara Perera, Imran Tahir, Darren Sammy
Pakistan Squad :
Sarfraz Ahmed (c), Fakhar Zaman, Ahmed Shehzad, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Umar Ameen, Amad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Muhammad Nawaz, Faheem Ashraf, Hassan Ali, Amir Yameen, Muhammad Amir, Roman Raees, Usman Shunwari and Sohail Khan..