The quadrennial event will be Indian captain Virat Kohli’s first at the helm of the team and his third as a player.
It is very difficult to replace players like Mashrafe.
England went on to lose their last five wickets for just 35 runs.
The cricketer felt he was honoured to learn the decision of the PCB.
He didn't rule out the possibility of playing three seamers but insisted the final call will depend on the availability of an all-rounder.
He explained the importance of being patient in red-ball cricket.
The next assignment for Paine and Co. will be starting later this month when Sri Lanka will tour Australia for a two-match Test series.
Sarfraz has led the side to victory 29 out of 33 times in T20Is.
“England are a good side, they are a very good batting unit. But bowling is the weaker part of their game." - Sourav Ganguly.