Rashid is the number 1 ranked bowler in the T20I format.
62 teams will compete in 12 regional qualification groups during the course of 2018.
The hosts have made some questionable changes to the side.
The 31 year old had struggled to make it into the squad since last year as he failed to pass the Yo-Yo fitness test.
The team also consists of two wicket-keepers.
Sammy captained the Zalmi side and led them to a title win in the PSL final held in Lahore.
A woman is treated at a local hospital after her leg was broken in the event.
West Indies start favorites in this game against the hosts England.
Afridi has already confirmed his presence at the Gaddafi Stadium during the final T20 game between Pakistan and World XI.
Elliot was delighted to finally play cricket in Pakistan and felt very secured during the tour.