Kashif Abdul Razzaq – Karachi
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) extends its heartfelt congratulations to Pakistan Shaheens on their victory in the ACC Men’s Emerging Teams Asia Cup. Mohammad Haris-led Shaheens displayed exceptional talent, teamwork, and determination, emerging triumphant by defeating India A by 128 runs at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Sunday evening. This victory marks the second time the Shaheens have clinched the title, previously triumphing over Bangladesh in the 2019 edition.
Chair of the PCB Management Committee, Zaka Ashraf, expressed his elation at the remarkable performance put forth by Pakistan Shaheens, praising their unwavering spirit and outstanding skills throughout the tournament. He commended the players for their dedication and hard work, which culminated in a well-deserved victory.
Mr Zaka Ashraf said: “This victory is a testament to the immense talent and dedication of our young cricketers. Pakistan Shaheens have once again demonstrated their ability to compete at the highest level, and I am incredibly proud of their achievements. They have shown great character and determination, and this triumph is well-deserved under the leadership of Mohammad Haris.
“I also want to acknowledge the instrumental role played by the team management in nurturing and guiding these players, enabling them to showcase their true potential on the international stage. Their efforts have undoubtedly contributed significantly to the team’s success in the ACC Men’s Emerging Teams Asia Cup.
“The ACC Men’s Emerging Teams Asia Cup has been an essential platform for identifying and nurturing emerging cricketing talent from across the continent. Shaheens’ success in this prestigious tournament not only highlights the nation’s cricketing prowess but also reflects the depth of talent in the country’s cricketing landscape.
“The PCB remains committed to providing unwavering support and opportunities for young cricketers to excel and represent Pakistan with pride at the international level.”