Shadab Kabir. LHB. Age: 19. Scored 74 against England in a World Cup warm-up match in Karachi, and underlined potential when he made a fluent 99 against Northamptonshire last week. A player for the future, but could find a place in middle-order if either Ijaz Ahmed or Asif Mujtaba falter.
Saqlain Mushtaq. Offspin bowler. Age: 19. His 74 in partnership with Shadab Kabir against Northamptonshire was a bonus. He is primarily a bowler already rated one of the best off-spinners in the game, who could play a highly effective second fiddle to the leg-spinner Mushtaq Ahmed.
Mohammad Akram. Right-arm fast bowler. Age: 21. No relation to his captain. Like Saqlain Mushtaq he made Test debut last winter. He will be challenging Ata-Ur-Rehman, a late call-up for the 1992 tour, for the third seamer's slot behind Wasim and Waqar. Said to be quicker than both of them.Reuse content