Rehan Ahmed can debut for England
Got a place in the team for Pakistan tour
He is expert in spreading fire with ball and bat
New Delhi: The test series between Pakistan and England (Pak vs Eng) is starting from 1 December. 18-year-old leg-spin all-rounder Rehan Ahmed, who plays for Leicestershire, has been officially included in the Test squad for the tour of Pakistan. He can become the youngest player to play in Test cricket for England.
Talking about his performance, he has participated in 4 first class innings and 7 List A matches. During this, he has taken 9 and 5 wickets respectively. He has scored 195 runs in 6 innings while batting in first class match. He averages (44.50) in List A matches.
Talking to ESPN cricket info in October, Ahmed had said, ‘My father is from Pakistan and my family is there. I have been there. We are from Mirpur place. The England team will represent itself in Pakistan. It would be wonderful for me.
England team’s Test coach Brendon McCullum said on Ahmed’s selection, ‘He is still a bit raw. But Ben Stokes, me and all other members like to watch his game. Being a part of the England team will be extremely beneficial for him.
Let us tell you that the teams of England and Pakistan are coming after playing the final match of T20 World Cup recently. 3 Test matches will be played between the two teams.
England squad for Test series:
Ben Stokes (c), James Anderson, Harry Brook, Jack Crowley, Ben Duckett, Ben Foakes, Will Jacks, Keaton Jennings, Jack Leach, Liam Livingstone, Jamie Overton, Ollie Pope, Ollie Robinson, Joe Root, Mark Wood, Rehan Ahmed
Pakistan squad for Test series:
Babar Azam (Captain), Mohammad Rizwan, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shan Masood, Saud Shakeel, Salman Agha, Naseem Shah, Nauman Ali, Abdullah Shafiq, Imam-ul-Haq, Faheem Ashraf, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Abrar Ahmed, Zahid Mehmood, Mohd Nawaz, Azhar Ali, Mohd Ali.
FIRST PUBLISHED : November 24, 2022, 14:03 IST