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Pakistan, India to clash next month in Sri Lanka

Pakistan, India to clash next month in Sri Lanka

The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) has announced the schedule of its Under-19 Asia Cup Cricket Tournament to be held in September in Sri Lanka.

Some eight teams are participating in the tournament, with teams divided into two groups. The traditional rivals Pakistan and India are in the same group (Group A) alongside Afghanistan and Kuwait. Meanwhile, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, UAE and Nepal are in Group B.

Pakistan will play its first match of the tournament against Afghanistan on September 5. Meanwhile, the archrivals Pakistan and India will compete on September 7. Pakistan will play their last match on September 9 against Kuwait.

The tournament is scheduled to commence form September 5 and with the finals to be held on September 14.

Pakistan U19 Asia Cup squad:

Rohail Nazir (Islamabad) (captain, wicketkeeper), Haider Ali (Rawalpindi) (vice-captain), Aamir Ali (Larkana), Abu Huraira (DM Jamali), Abdul Wahid Bangalzai (Quetta), Akhtar Shah (Quetta), Fahad Munir (Lahore), Mohammad Aamir (Peshawar), Mohammad Abbas Afridi (FATA), Mohammad Basit Ali (Multan), Mohammad Haris (Peshawar), Mohammad Irfan Khan (Faisalabad), Mohammad Wasim JR (FATA), Naseem Shah (Lahore) and Qasim Akram (Lahore).

Reserves:

Jahanzaib Sultan (Karachi), Saim Ayub (Karachi), Syed Raza ul Hasan (Hyderabad), Shiraz Khan (Rawalpindi) and Zaman Khan (AJK)

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