‘The squad is ready to fight against Sri Lanka’ says Pakistan U19 team coach


The head coach of Pakistan U19 cricket team Azam Khan said that they have developed a compelling squad in a short span of time for their upcoming away series against Sri Lanka U19.

“There was not enough time to gell in with players but we have tried our best to merge best possible squad for the upcoming series,” said Khan while talking to the media at National Stadium in Karachi.

He said that the team has some talented youngsters who can unite to give wins to Pakistan. “The team has the combination in batting and bowling and a couple of all-rounders strengthen our squad,” said Khan.

The green shirts led by Rohail Nazeer will play two four-day matches against Sri Lanka U19 followed by three 50-over matches in Hambantota.


Rohail Nazir (captain, wicketekeeper) (Islamabad), Mohammad Taha (vice-captain) (Karachi), Abbas Afridi (FATA), Akhtar Shah (Quetta), Basit Ali (Multan), Haider Ali (Rawalpindi), Khayyam Khan (wicketkeeper) (Abbottabad), Mohammad Haris (Peshawar), Mohammad Junaid (Quetta), Mohammad Wasim (FATA), Niaz Khan (Peshawar), Saim Ayub (Karachi), Shiraz Khan (Rawalpindi), Suleman Shafqat (Faisalabad), Qasim Akram (Lahore)