The PCB (Pakistan Cricket Board ) has decided to withdraw young paceman, Naseem Shah, from the 19th Cricket World Cup next month to be played in South Africa from January 17 to February 9.
The National Junior Select Committee, headed by Saleem Jafar, has named Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Mohammad Wasim Junior as Shah's place.
Waseem Junior took three, two wickets in the Asia Cup and South Africa while seven wickets during the tour of Sri Lanka. In the domestic circuit, Wasim played a U19 one-day match in which he took three wickets, while he took seven wickets in three U19 three-day matches.
PCB chief executive Wasim Khan revealed that the decision was to create more opportunities as the teenager "graduated" from the U19 community with his expertise.
"The ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup is an important stone for future stars and a platform for emerging youth to graduate into international cricket," Naseem [Shah] recently said. Has broken the ceiling and established his reputation as an international cricketer. "
Khan added, "The PCB has decided to give it another chance to allow the cricketer to compete next year so that he can showcase his abilities and abilities globally."
Khan added that the 16-year-old bowling coach would be in the eyes of Waqar Younis to pay for his bowling action.
"Naseem will now live in Pakistan and will continue to work on his ability with the eyes of bowling coach Waqar [Younis of]. Also, he will be present for the home series against Bangladesh."
The Pakistan U-19 cricket team's preparation camp will begin on Wednesday, January 1, 2020, at the National Cricket Academy. The team leaves for Johannesburg on January 10.