Pakistan U19 ACC Squad Revealed by PCB for Asia Cup 2023

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Pakistan U19 ACC Squad Revealed by PCB for Asia Cup 2023
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The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) revealed the 15-member Pakistan U19 ACC Squad for Asia Cup 2023 set to happen in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) this month.

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Sohail Tanvir, the former pace bowler heading the junior selection committee, along with his team, finalized the squad for the U19 Asian event. Saad Baig, who previously led the team in series against Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, will captain the side in this tournament.

Pakistan’s U19 team, placed in Group A alongside India U19, Afghanistan U19, and Nepal U19, kicks off their campaign against Nepal on December 8. Following that, they’ll face India and Afghanistan on December 10 and 12, respectively.

Mohammad Yousuf, the renowned batsman and newly appointed U19 head coach, gears up for his inaugural assignment with this team.

The PCB conducted a training camp at the Hanif Mohammad High-Performance Centre in Karachi starting from November 24. The players showcased their skills during this camp, vying for spots in the final squad.

The Pakistan U19 squad

  1.  Saad Baig (captain and wicket-keeper)
  2. Arafat Minhas (vice-captain)
  3. Ahmad Hussain
  4. Ali Asfand
  5. Amir Hassan
  6. Azan Awais
  7. Khubaib Khalil
  8. Najab Khan
  9. Naveed Ahmed Khan
  10. Mohammad Riazullah
  11. Mohammad Tayyab Arif
  12. Mohammad Zeeshan
  13. Shahzaib Khan
  14. Shamyl Hussain
  15. Ubaid Shah

 Non-traveling reserves:

  1. Ahmad Hassan
  2. Aimal Khan
  3. Obaid Shahid
  4. Mohammad Zulkifal

The support staff for the team comprises Shoaib Muhammad as Team Manager, and Muhammad Yousaf as Head Coach, along with other coaches and support personnel to assist the young squad during the tournament.

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