PBCC shortlists 23 players for WC to be led by Nisar Ali

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBCC) Thursday shortlisted 23 players to be led by Nisar Ali in the 5th Edition of World Cup Cricket of the Blind scheduled to be held in Pakistan and UAE in January next year.

According to Chairman PBCC Chairman Syed Sultan Shah Nisar Ali would led the team in the World Cup while Amir Ishfaq will be the vice captain, said a press release issued here.

The players were shortlisted by the PBCC selection committee headed by Syed Mohammad Salman Tariq Bokhari while members included Masood Jan and Ibrar Shah.

These 23 players are shortlisted amongst 34 players by viewing their performance and physical fitness in the training camp that took place at Okara from September 9 to 15.

The next conditioning camp of the players will take place from October 22 to 29 in Faisalabad.

The players shortlisted include B1: (Amir Ishfaq, Zafar Iqbal, Sajid Nawaz, Mohammad Ayyaz, Riasat Khan, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Osama); B2: (Haroon Khan, Moeen Ali, Badar Munir, Anees Javed, Nisar Ali, Mohammad Ayub Khan and Zeeshan Abbasi); B3: (Mohammad Jamil, Mohsin Khan, Israr Hassan, Mohammad Ejaz, Mateeh Ullah, Mohammad Rashid, Kamran Akhtar, Sana ullah and Rahid Ullah).