View Full Version : Afghanistan is victorious – Young team wins 2011 ACC U-19 Elite Cup!


Admin Khan
02-21-2011, 08:52 PM
Afghanistan defeated Nepal today by 61 runs in the final match of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Under 19 Elite Cup tournament at Terdthai Cricket Ground, in Bangkok, Thailand to win the 2011 ACC U-19 Elite Cup.

The tournament began on February 1st and ended today. The teams that participated in the tournament were separated into 2 groups: Group A and Group B. Group A consisted of Hong Kong, Qatar, Malaysia, Singapore and Bahrain. Group B consisted of Afghanistan, Nepal, United Arab Emirates, Oman and Thailand.

Afghanistan first went up against Thailand on February 1st and defeated them by 249 runs. For their second game, they played against Oman on February 3rd and defeated them by 9 wickets. Unfortunately, they lost their third game to Nepal by 6 wickets on February 4th, but they came back on February 6th to beat UAE by 6 wickets. This put them in a semi-final match against Hong Kong on February 8th, and they won that match by 7 wickets. They were able to avenge their only loss to Nepal in the final match.

In this special tournament, players only under the age of 19 were allowed to participate. The ACC U-19 Elite Cup tournament is part of the qualifying process for International Cricket Council’s U-19 World Cup 2012.

The Afghan U-19 team consists of Yunis Khan Ahmadzai, Aftab Alam, Amanullah Amin, Dawood Bahram, Noor-ul Haq, Nasir Jamal, Mohibullah Paak, Abdul Rashid, Rahmatullah Sahaq, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Sher Mohammad Sherzai (leader), Mohammad Yamin, Najibullah Zadran, and Afsar Khan Zazai.

Source (http://www.goodafghannews.com/2011/02/10/afghanistan-is-victorious-young-team-wins-2011-acc-u-19-elite-cup/)

graveyardofempires
02-21-2011, 08:54 PM
any videos?

khashayar
02-21-2011, 08:57 PM
Welldone. :D

But why it says Sher Mohammad sherzai (leader)..lol.

He captain innit!!! ;)