Afghanistan U19 squad announced for Asia Cup 2019

Afghanistan junior selection committee today announced a 15-member squad for the upcoming ACC U19 Youth Asia Cup scheduled to take place from 5th – 14thSeptember in Sri Lanka.

Junior Selection Committee Member Pacha Hussain said: “players were selected based on their abilities and recent performance during the preparation matches. The U19 players played very well against Emerging and A teams recently and I hope that they will play competitive cricket during Asia Cup.”

Afghanistan Squad:

Farhan Zakhail (captain), Sedeq Atal, Asif Musazai, Rahmanullah Zadran, Abdullah Naib, Islam Zazai, Nangyal, Shafiq Ghafari, Jamshid, Noor Ahmad, Abdul Rahman, Fazal Haq, Abid Tani, Mohammad Ishaq (Wicket-keeper) and Sami Salarzai.

Reserved players:

Mohammad Sabir, Ahmad Zahir and Zohaib

In addition to Afghanistan; India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, United Arab Emirates, Nepal and Kuwait are the other participants of the tournament.