Pakistan T20 Captain

Babar Azam is Pakistan's current T20I captain ( Azam is Pakistan's current T20I captain (

Pakistan's approach to T20 cricket captaincy has often been highlighted by providing long tenures to their leaders, allowing them to develop a deeper understanding of the team dynamics and to implement long-term strategies.

This philosophy has created a sense of stability and continuity within the team, even as the fast-paced nature of T20 cricket continues to evolve globally.

All T20 Captains of Pakistan

From the early days with Younis Khan to the current captaincy of Babar Azam, Pakistan have seen a diverse range of leaders with each skipper bringing their style and perspective to the role.

In this article, we take a look at the captains who have helmed the Pakistan T20I side, how they have performed, and what their captaincy stats look like in this exciting format of cricket.

Pakistan’s T20 Captains 2006-2024

Tied/No Result
Win Percentage
Younis Khan8530/062.50
Shoaib Malik201361/065.00
Shahid Afridi4319231/044.18
Mohammad Hafeez2917111/058.62
Sarfaraz Ahmed372980/078.37
Babar Azam8046270/757.50
Shadab Khan6240/033.33
Qasim Akram3120/033.33
Shaheen Shah Afridi5140/020.00

Most Successful T20 Captain of Pakistan

Sarfaraz Ahmed has a sensational record as Pakistan's T20I captain ( Ahmed has a sensational record as Pakistan's T20I captain (

Veteran wicketkeeper-batter Sarfaraz Ahmed, known for his excellent leadership, is recognized as the most successful T20 captain of Pakistan with a minimum of 10 matches.

Leading the team in 37 matches from 2016 to 2019, Sarfaraz achieved a remarkable win percentage of 78.37%.

Under his captaincy, Pakistan not only won a significant number of matches but also often dominated their opposition.

Sarfaraz's tenure was marked by a proactive approach to captaincy, effectively managing both senior players and encouraging young talent, which contributed substantially to Pakistan's successes during his leadership period.

All T20 Captains of Pakistan: FAQs

Q.1. Is Babar Azam back as captain?

Answer: Yes, Babar Azam has resumed his role as the captain of Pakistan's white-ball team. He reclaimed the position in a surprising reversal, concluding the brief captaincy of Shaheen Afridi.

Q.2. Who is in the T20 squad for the World Cup of Pakistan?

Answer: The Pakistan T20 World Cup squad includes Babar Azam (c), Abrar Ahmed, Azam Khan, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Abbas Afridi, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Rizwan, Naseem Shah, Saim Ayub, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Shah Afridi, and Usman Khan.

Q.3. Who is the most successful captain of Pakistan in T20?

Answer: Babar Azam is the most successful captain of Pakistan in T20, with 46 wins.

Q.4. Who is the new captain of Pakistan in 2024?

Answer: Babar Azam is the new captain of Pakistan in 2024.

Q.5. Who is Pakistan's Test captain in 2024?

Answer: Shan Masood is the Test captain of Pakistan in 2024.