Pakistan U-19 Skills Development Camp is underway in Lahore these days. Work is being done on the skill work of the players at the National High Performance Center, Lahore. After working on skills and techniques for ten days, the players in the camp have now started playing matches with each other.
Ijaz Ahmed, head coach of the Pakistan Under-19 cricket team, said that after working on the skills of young cricketers at the National High Performance Center, matches have now started to be played at Gaddafi Stadium after seven days of practice and one match. Are equal. Attention is being paid to the techniques and skills of the players, the focus is on the matches during the 40-day camp, the mistakes seen in the matches will be worked on.
Ejaz Ahmed said that there is still one year in the World Cup to be held in West Indies next year, young cricketers have a lot of potential and hopefully they will be able to make a strong combination in one year.
Ejaz Ahmed said that there are three to four players who have played in the last World Cup, now they have the opportunity to play in the National ODI tournament so they will be well prepared.
The junior coach said that spin bowlers are useful in West Indies conditions so a group of spinners is being worked on. At the National High Performance Center, players have the services of spinners like Thaqleen Mushtaq and Mushtaq Ahmed, they have the opportunity to learn a lot from them. Muhammad Yousuf is helping a lot in batting. The under-19 team also has its own management, so I think the team will be strong.
Ejaz Ahmed said that the Skills Development Camp focuses on aspects other than sports, including how to face the media and the general public and how to be mentally strong.
Former Test cricketer Ijaz Ahmed said that he has requested the PCB to include three-day cricket in all the tours scheduled for the under-19 team so that the youth have the temptation to play long cricket as the world Three-day cricket is being given importance in age group cricket.