The World Eleven side will play three T20 games on September 12, 13 and 15 in Lahore after holding a two-day camp in Dubai.
The World XI for the Independence Cup is: Faf du Plessis (captain) (South Africa), Hashim Amla (South Africa), Samuel Badree (Windies), George Bailey (Australia), Paul Collingwood (England), Ben Cutting (Australia), Grant Elliott (New Zealand), Tamim Iqbal (Bangladesh), David Miller (South Africa), Morne Morkel (South Africa), Tim Paine (wicketkeeper) (Australia), Thisara Perera (Sri Lanka), Imran Tahir (South Africa) and Darren Sammy (Windies).
"The team has been selected keeping in mind the conditions and the recent performances of some players in the domestic and worldwide tours", said chief selector Inzamam ul Haq. Du Plessis said he had played "very exciting" matches against Pakistan in the past, but this would be his first match before a home crowd.
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday named a 16-man squad for the Independence Cup in September, which will see a visiting World XI take on the host team in three T20Is in Lahore.
"This will be an auspicious moment for Pakistan cricket and I am positive that it will serve to open the doors of worldwide cricket in Pakistan".
"Recently, we successfully organized the final of the PSL's second edition in Lahore, which proved to be a catalyst in gaining the confidence of the worldwide community to come and play here". While Faheem Ashraf was retained after his impressive show during Pakistan's crucial win against Sri Lanka in the ICC Champions Trohy, 2017.
"I am delighted that Pakistan will be hosting a high- profile series, which features several top global cricketers from a number of ICC Members. The rehabilitation of my injured shoulder is progressing well and I am confident of being fit for the matches".
"The PCB's plans for the tour will include comprehensive security arrangements for the safety and security of the players, officials, media and spectators".
"We now look forward to playing some exciting cricket so that we can entertain the Lahore crowd, which has waited long enough to see local as well as worldwide stars live in action in their backyard".
"It (World XI) is great combination of players and we will be delighted to welcome them in Pakistan as global cricket is returning here after nine years since 2009", he said. "I am confident that following the success of these matches, Pakistan will not only host regular worldwide series but at other global cricket centres as well", he said.