Kuala Lumpur(November 10, 2017): Afghanistan’s U-19 cricket team defeated Pakistan by seven wickets in their first match in the U-19 Youth Asia Cup in Malaysia.
Pakistan batted first in the game and set 58 runs as target for the Afghan squad, Afghanistan Cricket Board said in a statement.
The national U-19 team succeeded to complete the target by losing three wickets. Mujeeb Zadran, who got six wickets from U-19 team of Pakistan, performed a key role in the success of Afghanistan’s U-19s during the match.Teams from eight countries are participating in the tournament. Afghanistan is in the same group with Pakistan, Sri Lanka and United Arab Emirates.
This comes after Afghanistan’s U-19 team spent the last three weeks in India for training. The event will last from November 9 – 20.