Thursday, September 14, 2023

Zaman Khan, a PoK-born bowler, will play his first ODI for Pakistan during the Asia Cup


Delhi, India: Zaman Khan, a capable quick bowler hailing from Pakistan Involved Kashmir, is near the very edge of making his ODI debut in a critical Asia Cup match against Sri Lanka in Colombo on Thursday.

A classic tale of rags-to-riches, Zaman's journey to this point is nothing short of inspirational. He was born into a modest family in Mirpur, Pakistan, and began his cricket career in the Kashmir League with the Rawalakot Hawks. Over the long run, Zaman's abilities got the attention of scouts, and he proceeded to take part in T20 associations in Canada as well as in Sri Lanka.

It's remarkable that Zaman hasn't played in any first-class cricket games yet. He has, however, played for Pakistan in six Twenty20 Internationals, competing against teams like New Zealand and Afghanistan.

— TheRealPCB (@TheRealPCB) He will make his ODI debut in place of Naseem Shah, who is out for the rest of the tournament with a shoulder injury.

The playing eleven reported by the Pakistan group the board on Wednesday likewise affirmed that quick bowler Haris Rauf would sit out of the coordinate with a physical issue.

The PCB had before reported the consideration of Zaman in the Pakistan crew instead of Naseem.

Pakistan clinical group is likewise intently observing the advancement of Rauf, who is feeling distress in his right flank subsequent to hauling out of the match against India.

The greatest shock has been the ascent of Zaman in the Pakistan cricket positions as the 22-year-old possibly showed up on the scene when he played in the Kashmir Association in 2021 and was then gotten by Lahore Qalandars in the Pakistan Super Association.

However to play any five star game, Zaman took only two wickets in six games for Manchester Invincibles in the new Hundred competition in Britain yet is appraised profoundly by previous pacers, including Pakistan's group chief, Mickey Arthur.

Arthur is the head coach of the English county team Derbyshire, where Zaman played.

Pakistan's starting eleven: Mohammad Haris, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Saud Shakeel, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Zaman Khan.

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