LAHORE: The Pakistan Veterans Cricket Team will be participating in the inaugural Veterans one day World Cup to be played from November 21 to December 5 in Australia.
Eight countries including Pakistan, Australia, New Zealand, England, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Canada and Wales are participating in this mega 50 overs a side Cup, said a spokesman of Pakistan Veterans Cricket Association while talking to APP here on Thursday.
“Each Team will play 7 matches on a single league basis with top four teams playing the semifinals and the winners to play final on December 5 “, he said.
He said Pak team was finalised at a video meeting of the Board of Directors of Pakistan Veterans Cricket Association.
Former Test player Ejaz Ahmed with 38 Tests and 32 ODIs is named the Captain and former ODI Player Ghulam Ali as Vice-Captain. Team also includes two former ODI players Sajid Ali and Shahid Anwar.
Full Squad (Players): Ijaz Ahmed (Captain), Ghulam Ali (Vice Captain), Shahid Anwar, Ghaffar Kazmi, Dastgir Butt, Babar Altaf Butt, Malik Amir Tauseef, Javed Hafeez, Imtiaz Tarar,Jaffar Qureshi, Asim Jah, Sagheer Abbas, Asif Hayat, Sajid Ali, Mazhar Hussain, Zafar Ali. Officials: CEO PVCA, Ashiq Hussain Qureshi, Manager, CEO Amar Cables Amer Ilyas Butt, Assistant Manager and Kabir Khan, Coach.
Nov 21: Pak vs New Zealand (Old Kings Oval, Parramatta)
Nov 22: Pak vs Wales (Alan Davidson Oval, Mascot)
Nov 25: Pak vs South Africa (Joe Mc Aleer, Glendinning)
Nov 26: Pak vs Sri Lanka (Drummoyne Oval, Drummoyne)
Nov 28: Pak vs Australia (Mark Taylor Oval Waitara)
Nov 29: Pak vs Canada (Benson’s Lane No 2 Oval, Richmond)
Dec 2: Pak vs England (Waverley Oval Waverley)
Dec 3: semi finals
1st vs 4th (Hurstville Oval, Hurstville)
2nd vs 3rd (Rosedale Oval, Warwick Farm)
Dec 5: Grand Final