Up to date: Mar 27, 2021 13:17 IST
Lahore [Pakistan], March 27 (ANI): Pakistan U-19 cricket staff will tour Bangladesh subsequent month to play a four-day and 5 50-over matches in opposition to the aspect that gained the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup in South Africa final yr.
As per the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2022 age standards, gamers born on or after September 1, 2002 have been chosen. The tour has been organized to supply additional publicity to Pakistan cricket’s future stars following an in depth camp at first of the yr on the Nationwide Excessive Efficiency Centre in Lahore. The tour can even assist put together the gamers for subsequent yr’s ICC U19 Cricket World Cup within the West Indies.
Previous to the April 12 departure, the staff will play two 50-over observe matches in addition to a three-day match throughout a 10-day lengthy camp that may run in Lahore from April 2-11.
Pakistan U19 head coach Ijaz Ahmed stated: “The tour offers an exquisite grooming alternative for the gamers in opposition to one of the vital formidable U19 sides at current which gained the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup final yr. We now have a gifted bunch of gamers and quite a few them have confirmed their value already on the home circuit within the lately concluded season.”
Six gamers who had been a part of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2020 in South Africa have been retained within the squad. They’re: Abdul Wahid Bangalzai, Fahad Munir, Qasim Akram, Mohammad Irfan Niazi, Mohammad Shehzad and Tahir Hussain.
The gamers and administration will probably be examined for Covid-19 earlier than coming into the camp, and people returning damaging assessments will transfer right into a bio-secure for the staff that will probably be set-up in Lahore. The gamers and staff administration will probably be vaccinated for Covid-19 on April 8.
The 20-member squad has been chosen by the nationwide juniors’ choice committee in session with the Pakistan U19 head coach.
Pakistan U19 squad for Bangladesh tour: Batsmen – Abbas Ali, Abdul Faseeh, Abdul Wahid Bangalzai, Fahad Munir, Maaz Sadaqat, Mohammad Irfan Niazi, Mohammad Shehzad, Qasim Akram and Rizwan Mehmood
Wicketkeepers – Haseebullah and Raza-ul-Mustafa
Spinners – Aaliyan Mehmood, Ali Asfand, Arham Nawab and Faisal Akram
Quick bowlers – Ahmed Khan, Asim Ali, Muneeb Wasif, Tahir Hussain and Zeeshan Zameer. (ANI)