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PESHAWAR (APP) – Pakistan T20 captain Shahid Afridi will star as guest player in the Best of Pakistan XI team against Best of Indian Team led by Dinesh Mongia in the Aziz Rehmat Ullah Memorial Cup 2015 to be played at Moosa Cricket Stadium, Houston, Texas.


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Former junior World Cup cricketer Jann Nisar Khan, who will be leading the Pakistan team, while talking to APP on phone on Sunday disclosed the news saying that hopefully Afridi’s presence will attract great crowd.

Currently playing in the USA Premier League, Jann was declared as ‘Most Valuable Player’ for scoring 453 runs courtesy four 50s and bagging 19 wickets in just 10 matches.

Jann said the family of late Pakistani origin US businessman Aziz Rehmat Ullah is sponsoring the match in his memory.

Jann, who represented Pakistan in three Under-15 World Cups, said that all arrangement have been finalized for hosting the match in an appropriate manner.

About the team, he said, a camp is already in progress at the Moosa Cricket Stadium under his supervision wherein players are being tuned up for the key clash.

Pakistan team

Jann Nisar Khan (captain), Shahid Afridi, Ahmad Butt (wicketkeeper), Adil Bhatti, Usman Shuja, Jawad Khalid, Majid Rizvi, Taha Syed, Darwish Ali, Saman Abbasi, Faraz Sheikh, Taha Syed, Kashif Haroon, Asim Pervaiz.

Manager: Mustafa Hemani

Coach: Khalid Nazi