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U19 World Cup Qasim Akram to Lead Pakistan for Under 19 World Cup

U19 World Cup-2022: Pakistan has handed over the captaincy of the team to young all-rounder Qasim Akram in the ICC Under-19 World Cup to hosted by the West Indies next year.

All-rounder Qasim Akram will take over the captaincy of Pakistan

Young all-rounder Qasim Akram will take over the captaincy of Pakistan in the ICC Under-19 World Cup to hold in West Indies next year. The special thing is that the four players selected in the Pakistan team play in South Africa. He was also a part of the last World Cup. Junior chief selector Salim Jaffer said, ‘We have identified and selected such players. Those who not only have the ability to perform well in this competition but also have a bright future.

Pakistan won the Under-19 World Cup twice in a row in 2003 and 2005-06

Pakistan has not been able to win this title again after winning two consecutive Under-19 World Cups in 2003 and 2005-06. The previous world title won by Bangladesh in South Africa in early 2020. Four players selected in Pakistan’s team were also part of the team in the last World Cup in South Africa. In which apart from Qasim, openers Abdul Wahid Bengalzai and Mohammad Shahzad and middle-order batsman Irfan Khan Niazi are included.

pakistan team for under-19 world cup

Qasim Akram (Captain), Abdul Fasih, Abdul Wahid Bengalzai, Ahmed Khan, Ali Asfand, Arham Nawab, Awais Ali, Faisal Akram, Haseebullah, Irfan Khan Niazi, Maj Sadaqat, Mehran Mumtaz, Mohammad Shahzad, Rizwan Mahmood, and Zeeshan Jamir. Reserves: Ghazi Ghauri and Mohammad Zeeshan.

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