Pakistan national under-19 cricket team

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Pakistan U-19 cricket team
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Captain: Gohar Hafeez
Coach: Muhammad Masroor
Owner: Pakistan Cricket Board
Home ground: Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
Manager: Ali Zia
First-class debut: India
in 1979
at Wankhede Stadium, Bombay

Pakistan Under-19 cricket team are twice (2004 and 2006) Cricket World Champions at the under-19 level. Their second win made them the first and to date (February 2011) only back-to-back champions. They recently played U-19 Cricket World Cup and finished at 2nd place.[1]

Current team[edit]

Pakistan's squad was announced on 19 December 2015.[2]

Coach: Muhammad Masroor

Player Date of Birth Batting Bowling style
Gauhar Hafeez (c) (1999-12-26)26 December 1999 (aged 16) Left
Ahmad Shafiq (1997-12-18)18 December 1997 (aged 18) Left Left-arm orthodox
Arsal Sheikh (1997-01-22)22 January 1997 (aged 19) Right Right-arm off spin
Hasan Khan (1998-10-16)16 October 1998 (aged 17) Left Left-arm orthodox
Tabish Hussain (1998-10-03)3 October 1998 (aged 17) Right -
Hasan Mohsin (1998-01-11)11 January 1998 (aged 18) Right Right-arm Medium
Masood Raza (1962-22-05)5 October 1962 (aged 53) Right Right-arm off spin
Mohammad Umar (1998-12-10)10 December 1998 (aged 17) Right
Muhammad Asad (1998-08-08)8 August 1998 (aged 17)
Saif Ali (1997-10-27)27 October 1997 (aged 18) Right
Saif Badar (1998-07-03)3 July 1998 (aged 17) Right Right-arm leg spin
Salman Fayyaz (1997-08-11)11 August 1997 (aged 18) Left Right-arm leg spin
Sameen Gul (1999-02-04)4 February 1999 (aged 16) Right Right-arm medium
Shadab Khan (1998-10-04)4 October 1998 (aged 17) Right
Umair Masood (wk) (1997-12-07)7 December 1997 (aged 18) Right
Zeeshan Malik (1996-12-26)26 December 1996 (aged 19) Right Right-arm off spin

U-19 World Cup Record[edit]

Year Venue Round
1988  Australia Runners-Up
1998  South Africa 7th place
2000  Sri Lanka 3rd place
2002  New Zealand 8th place
2004  Bangladesh Champions
2006  Sri Lanka Champions
2008  Malaysia 3rd place
2010  New Zealand Runners-Up
2012  Australia 8th place
2014  UAE Runners-Up
2016  Bangladesh 5th place

U-19 Asia Cup Record[edit]

Year Venue Round
2012  Malaysia Champions
2014  UAE Runners Up

2004[edit]

They won the 2004 U/19 Cricket World Cup by defeating the West Indies in the final in Dhaka in Bangladesh, Pakistan have won first Under-19 World Cup after beating West Indies in a tight finish in Dhaka, Pakistan Won by 25 runs. Under the captaincy of Khalid Latif.

2006[edit]

They won the 2006 U/19 Cricket World Cup by defeating the India in the final in Colombo in Sri Lanka, when they successfully defended a low total of 109 runs by dismissing the Indian batting lineup for 71 runs and became the first team to defend the U-19 World Cup. Under the captaincy of Sarfraz Ahmed

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