LAHORE: Pakistan has announced a 20-member squad for their U19 tour to Bangladesh later this month.
The 20-member squad has been chosen by the national juniors’ selection committee in consultation 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
Fast bowlers – Ahmed Khan, Asim Ali, Muneeb Wasif, Tahir Hussain and Zeeshan Zameer
Players Support Personnel – Ijaz Ahmed (head coach and team manager), Imranullah (trainer), Rao Iftikhar (bowling coach), Mohtashim Rasheed (fielding coach), Hafiz Naeem (physiotherapist), Col (retd) Safdar Saeed (security manager), Faisal Rai (analyst) and Emmad Ahmed Hameed (media manager).
Pakistan U19 will play only four-day and five 50-over matches against Bangladesh who won the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup in South Africa last year. As per the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2022 age criteria, players born or after 1 September 2002 have been selected.
12 April – Departure for Dhaka
16-18 April – Training, Sylhet
19-22 April – Four-day match; SICS, Sylhet
26 April – 1st 50-over match; SICS, Sylhet
28 April – 2nd 50-over match; SICS, Sylhet
30 April – 3rd 50-over match; SICS, Sylhet
3 May – 4th 50-over match; SBNCS, Dhaka
5 May – 5th 50-over match; SBNCS, Dhaka
6 May – Team return to Pakistan