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Mujeeb Zadran named in Afghanistan squad for Under-19 World Cup

UNDER-19 WORLD CUP 2018

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Afghanistan start their campaign against Pakistan.

Afghanistan get started their marketing campaign in opposition to Pakistan. © Getty

Naveen-ul-Haq will lead Afghanistan in the Under-19 World Cup, Afghanistan Cricket Board introduced on Thursday (December 7). Mohammad Ibrahim, Baheer Mahboob and Zahir Khan were added to the squad that gained the Under-19 Asia Cup in Kuala Lumpur closing month.

The squad additionally contains Mujeeb Zadran, who turned into the primary participant to be born in the 21st century to play world cricket when he made his debut in opposition to Ireland. He additionally turned into the youngest to win the Man of the Match award in world cricket after his four-wicket haul led the aspect to a very easy win.

Mohammad Ibrahim has performed seven List A video games and has 8 wickets to this point whilst Zahir Khan has 12 wickets in his 5 List A video games to this point. Afghanistan are positioned in Group D with Pakistan, Ireland and Sri Lanka.

They get started their marketing campaign in opposition to Pakistan on January 13 ahead of taking up Sri Lanka and Ireland on January 17 and 20 respectively.

Squad: Naveen-ul-Haq (c), Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Mohammad Ibrahim, Baheer Mahboob, Ikram Ali Khil, Darwish Rasooli, Nisar Wahdat, Tariq Stanikzai, Azmatullah Omarzai, Waqarullah, Qais Ahmad, Mujeeb Zadran, Zahir Khan, Yousuf Zazai, Wafadar.

Reserves: Abdul Wasi, Mohammad Sabir and Fazal Haq

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