Cricket has been included within the 19th version of the Asian Games, and Pakistan has been granted direct entry into the quarter-final spherical, which is able to start on October third.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) formally introduced the squad for the Asian Games 2023 on Thursday, August twenty fourth. Leading the 15-member staff is the proficient younger all-rounder, Qasim Akram, who has proven immense potential in his cricket profession. The staff contains a number of worldwide stars, making it a formidable power for the Hangzhou Games 2023, set to start on September 19th.
Cricket has been included within the 19th version of the Asian Games, and Pakistan has been granted direct entry into the quarter-final spherical, which is able to start on October third. Due to the senior staff’s involvement within the Asia Cup and ICC World Cup 2023, the PCB has determined to subject a second-string aspect for the lads’s T20I cricket occasion within the Asian Games.
Qasim Akram, a 20-year-old batting all-rounder, has already showcased his management expertise by captaining Pakistan within the ICC Men’s U19 Cricket World Cup 2022. He additionally performed an important position in Pakistan’s latest success within the ACC Emerging Teams Cup 2023. Qasim’s excellent efficiency in home cricket is well-documented, and he gained recognition for his outstanding achievement of taking six wickets in opposition to UAE within the ACC Emerging Teams Cup match.
Assisting Qasim as his deputy is Omair Bin Yousuf, who will present helpful help in main the robust 15-member squad. This squad boasts the inclusion of eight cricketers with worldwide expertise, particularly Asif Ali, Khusdil Shah, Haider Ali, Shahnazwaz Dahani, and Mohammad Hasnain. Collectively, these gamers have made a formidable 150 T20I appearances for Pakistan.
Pakistan’s males’s staff gained the bronze medal in the course of the Asian Games 2010 in Guangzhou, whereas the ladies’s staff achieved gold in each 2010 and 2014. However, each groups are anticipated to come across formidable competitors from the Indian cricket groups, who’re taking part within the Asian Games for the primary time of their historical past.
Pakistan Squad: Qasim Akram (c), Omair Bin Yousuf (vc), Aamir Jamal, Arafat Minhas, Arshad Iqbal, Asif Ali, Haider Ali, Khushdil Shah, Mirza Tahir Baig, Mohammad Hasnain, Muhammad Akhlaq (wk), Rohail Nazir, Shahnawaz Dahani, Sufiyan Muqeem and Usman Qadir
Non-travelling reserves: Abdul Wahid Bangalzai, Mehran Mumtaz, Mohammad Imran Jnr, Muhammad Irfan Khan Niazi and Mubasir Khan
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