LONDON: Teenage leg-spinner Rehan Ahmed could develop into England’s youngest men’s Check cricketer soon after getting additional to the squad on Wednesday for the three-match tour of Pakistan setting up future week.
Leicestershire’s England below-19 international is 18 and 102 times and if picked would beat Yorkshire’s Brian Close, who represented England at 18 decades and 149 times towards New Zealand in July 1949.
“We know he’s not the completed write-up and has raw opportunity, but Ben (Stokes), myself and the rest of the coaches like how he methods his sport,” mentioned head coach Brendon McCullum in a assertion.
“The encounter of staying section of the squad in Pakistan will be massively beneficial for him, and he will add to the make-up of our squad.”
England, at present in Abu Dhabi, fly to Pakistan on Saturday with the 1st Exam in Rawalpindi on December 1.
The Test will be England’s to start with in Pakistan given that 2005. Worldwide groups have mainly steered apparent considering that an attack by militants on the Sri Lankan crew bus in Lahore in 2009 killed six policemen and two civilians.