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Shahid Afridi named in Pakistan Squad for Over 40s Cricket Global Cup

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Veterans Cricket Association (PVCA) on Tuesday announced an 18-member squad for the Pakistan Over 40s Team for the Inaugural MCW Over 40s Cricket Global Cup.

Ejaz Faquih, Chairman of the Selection Committee of PVCA announced the playing squad with three reserve players, while former pace bowler Jalal-ud-din will serve as coach and Azam Khan as manager.

The Captain and Vice-Captain of the team will be announced by 16th September 2023.

The Pakistan Squad is as follows:

Shahid Afridi, Abdul Razzaq, Misbah ul Haq, Muhammad Sami, Hassan Raza, Tariq Haroon, Khurram Ali Khan (w.k), Waqas Ahmed, Abdul Qadir, Muhammad Rizwan Aslam, Kashif Sidqque, Muhammad Ilyas, Afzal Shah (w.k), Amjad Ali, Imran Ali, Tassawar Abbas, Adnan Raees, Junaid Khalil Nainitalwala.

Reserves: Yasir Hameed, Haris Ayaz, Shehzad Malik.

A total of 36 matches will be played at five different grounds in Karachi. Pakistan Team will play all its matches at National Bank Stadium.

A media briefing of the tournament will be held at 12:30 noon on Monday 18th September at Pearl Continental Hotel Karachi and the opening ceremony of the tournament will be held at Governor House Karachi on the same evening.

The four matches of the opening Round will be played on 19th September. Pakistan will play its opening match against the USA at National Bank Stadium. All matches of the tournament will be 45 overs per inning. The final will be played on 2nd October 2023.

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