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Afghanistan
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Captain Shir Mohammad Shirzai
Last match v Canada Under-19's at Maple Leaf Cricket Club, King City, Ontario, 13 September 2009
As of 24 December, 2009
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The Afghanistan Under-19 cricket team represents the county of Afghanistan in Under-19 international cricket.

Afghanistan recently finished second in the 2009 ICC Under-19 World Cup Qualifier which was held in Canada. The team gained victories over the Under-19 teams of Sierra Leone, Hong Kong, Vanuatu, the United States, Uganda, the Netherlands, Papua New Guinea. The team lost just two matches to Ireland and Canada. Afghanistan's performance in this tournament gained them qualification for the 2010 Under19 Cricket World Cup.

Current squad

The Afghanistan Under-19 squad selected for the 2010 Under19 Cricket World Cup is:

  • Shir Mohammad Shirzai (Captain)
  • Aftab Alam
  • Afsar Khan (Wk)
  • Anwar Anwari
  • Ayub Khan
  • Hamza Hotak
  • Hashmat Shaidi
  • Izat Dawlatzai
  • Javed Ahmadi
  • Khushal Rasooli
  • Ayan Aminzai
  • Murad Ali
  • Noor-ul-Haq
  • Yamin Ahmadzai
  • Zakiullah Zak

The future

The team will play in the 2010 Under19 Cricket World Cup in New Zealand. Afghanistan have been drawn in Group A where they will play the Under-19 teams of England, Hong Kong and India.

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