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Announcement of Pakistan Shaheen’s team for cricket competitions

Lahore: Announcement of Pakistan Shaheen‘s team for cricket competitions. The 15-member squad of Pakistan Shaheens has been announced for cricket competitions in the 19th Asian Games.

The 15-member squad formed by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will be led by Qasim Akram, Umeer bin Yousuf will be the vice-captain, Khushdil Shah, Muhammad Hasnain, Shahnawaz Dhani, and Usman Qadir are also part of the squad.

The squad also includes Arafat Minhas, Mirza Tahir Baig, Mohammad Akhlaq, Rohail Nazir and Sufian Muqim, Aamir Jamal, Arshad Iqbal, Asif Ali and Hyder Ali.

Abdul Wahid Bengalzai, Mehran Mumtaz, Mohammad Imran Jr., Mohammad Irfan Khan Niazi, and Mubasar Khan in the non-traveling reserve. The Asian Games cricket matches will be held from September 28 to October 7 in Hangzhou, China.

PCB has announced the Pakistan Shaheens squad for the Asian Games

The Pakistan Cricket Board has confirmed that all-rounder Qasim Akram will lead the Pakistan Shaheens in the 19th Asian Games to be held in Hangzhou, China. The event will be played from September 28 to October 7 in T20 format.

20-year-old Qasim has played 20 first-class matches and 40 T20 matches so far and also captained Pakistan U-19 in the ICC U-19 World Cup in 2022. The 15-man squad includes eight players who have already been represented.

Among the players who have represented Pakistan at the international level are Aamir Jamal (2 T20Is), Arshad Iqbal (1 T20I), Asif Ali (21 ODIs, 55 T20Is), Hyder Ali (2 ODIs, 33 T20Is), Khushdil Shah (10 ODIs). ) Included.
24 T20Is, Mohammad Hasnain (9 ODIs, 27 T20Is), Shahnawaz Durman (2 ODIs, 11 T20Is) and Usman Qadir (1 ODI, 23 T20Is).

Apart from this, eight players are included in the 15-member squad, Aamir Jamal, Arafat Minhas, Arshad Iqbal, Umeer Bin Yousuf, Qasim Akram, Rohail Nazir, Shahnawaz Dahani and Sufyan Muqim have recently joined the Shaheen team. From May 2023, Pakistan Shaheens toured Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka, and Australia.

Tournament Rules

As per the rules of the tournament, Shaheens will participate in the event from the quarter-final stage on October 3 and 4. The semi-final will be played on October 6 while the final will be played on October 7. The bronze medal competition will also be held on Saturday, October 7.

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