For Under-19 World Cup – Naveen-ul-Haq will lead Afghanistan in the Under-19 World Cup, Afghanistan Cricket Board announced on Thursday (December 7). Mohammad Ibrahim, Baheer Mahboob and Zahir Khan have been added to the squad that won the Under-19 Asia Cup in Kuala Lumpur last month.
Mohammad Ibrahim has played seven List A games and has eight wickets so far while Zahir Khan has 12 wickets in his five List A games so far. Afghanistan are placed in Group D with Pakistan, Ireland and Sri Lanka.
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.