A lot of challenges await Pakistan team this year after a dissatisfying 2018.
The tournament starts on January 5.
A total of three Boxing Day Tests will be played across the World this year.
The first game is going to be played between the defending champions Adelaide Strikers and Brisbane Heat.
He will play the upcoming match against Andhra in the Ranji Trophy as his final professional assignment.
The fourth edition will kick-start on December 1st and the final will be played on January 26th.
A team game played across the world; it has gained popularity even in non-playing nations.
To be among the ten teams playing the ICC World Cup in 2019 is a feat in its own.
The title-holders Chennai Super Kings already look a settled unit with 23 players in their squad.
Gautam Gambhir and Yuvraj Singh were the two big releases by their respective franchises.