Afghanistan national under-19 cricket team
The Afghanistan Under-19 cricket team (Pashto: د افغانستان ۱۹ کلنو لوبډله) represents the country of Afghanistan in U-19 international cricket.
Afghanistan finished second in the 2009 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup Qualifier which was held in Canada. The team gained victories over the Under-19 teams of Sierra Leone, Hong Kong, Vanuatu, the United States, Uganda, the Netherlands, Papua New Guinea. The team lost just two matches to Ireland and Canada. Afghanistan have finished fourth in 2011 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup Qualifier which gained them qualification to 2012 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.
Afghanistan played in the 2012 Under-19 Cricket World Cup. They played against Pakistan, New Zealand & Scotland.
Afghanistan had qualified for 2014 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup. They were drawn against Australia, Bangladesh & Namibia in group B in they beat and qualified for Super league where they lost of South Africa. They finished tournament of high by securing 7th position.
The Afghanistan U-19 Cricket squad selected for 2016 Under-19 Cricket World Cup:
|Player||Date of Birth||Batting||Bowling style|
|Ihsanullah Janat (c)||28 December 1997 (aged 18)||Right||—|
|Ikram Faizi||20 September 2000 (aged 15)||Left||—|
|Karim Janat||11 August 1998 (aged 17)||Right||Right-arm medium|
|Mohammad Zahir||20 January 1997 (aged 19)||Left||Left-arm medium|
|Muslim Musa||15 January 1997 (aged 19)||Right||Right-arm medium|
|Naveed Obaid||28 August 2000 (aged 15)||Right||—|
|Naveen-ul-Haq||23 September 1999 (aged 16)||Right||Right-arm medium-fast|
|Nijat Masood||30 December 1998 (aged 17)||Right||Right-arm medium|
|Perwez Malakzai||3 October 2000 (aged 15)||Right||Right-arm off spin|
|Rashid Khan||20 September 1998 (aged 17)||Right||Right-arm leg spin|
|Shamsurrahman||25 November 1999 (aged 16)||Right||Right-arm off spin|
|Tariq Stanikzai||13 December 1999 (aged 16)||Left||Left-arm orthodox|
|Waheedullah Shafaq||2 January 1997 (aged 19)||Right||—|
|Zahir Khan||20 December 1998 (aged 17)||Left||Left-arm chinaman|
|Zia-ur-Rehman||30 December 1997 (aged 18)||Right||Left-arm orthodox|
- Afghanistan at Cricinfo
- 2010 Under-19 Cricket World Cup squads
- ICC Under-19 World Cup Qualifier, 2012
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