- “Wearing the green cap in the ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup is nothing less than a dream coming true for me,” says Mohammad Mohsin
- “My aim is to play a pivotal role in my team’s win by producing an all-round performance,” says Mohammad Mohsin
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Karachi, 13 November 2019: Consistent performances in the ongoing domestic season have earned Swat born all-rounder Mohammad Mohsin a place in the ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup. Mohsin a left-handed batsman and a leg-spinner has made rapid strides this season by performing in both red-ball and white-ball cricket.
Mohsin started his career in 2011 playing U19 cricket, in 2013 he played Senior Inter-District tournament which led to his first-class debut in 2015.
Mohsin represented Peshawar in last year’s Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, he scored 264 runs in four matches at 33 runs per innings, the tally included one century. Mohsin has found memories of the innings, his 140-run knock in the second innings of the match against Islamabad led to Peshawar’s five wicket win.
The talented all-rounder made his presence felt in the National T20 tournament in Faisalabad where he represented Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in seven games. Overall he has collected 13 wickets in as many games of the shortest format of the game.
Mohsin on his selection in the ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup squad: “Cricket is everything for me; selection in the ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup squad is nothing less than a dream coming true. My wish is to become the best all-rounder in the world. My favourite player is South Africa star AB de Villiers. I can’t wait for the ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup; I want to make a big contribution in the tournament. The preparatory camp at the NCA has helped me understand the requirements of the game at the international level and I am eager to make full use of the training and coaching I have received.”
Mohsin has been a keen sportsman since his childhood, besides cricket Mohsin took active part in football, squash and badminton competitions for his school and college. He has retained his interest in squash and badminton; he plays the sports after his gym sessions.
Mohsin has also pursued his education along with his passion for cricket and has recently completed BS in Computers.
Pakistan Squad for ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup (in alphabetical order):
1. Saud Shakeel (captain)
2. Rohail Nazir (vice-captain) (wicketkeeper)
3. Akif Javed
4. Amad Butt
5. Haider Ali
6. Hasan Mohsin
7. Imran Rafiq
8. Khushdil Shah
9. Mohammad Asad
10. Mohammad Hasnain
11. Mohammad Mohsin
12. Omair Bin Yousuf
13. Saif Badar
14. Sameen Gul
15. Umar Khan
Aamir Ali, Adil Amin, Hussain Talat and Muhammad Haris.
Ijaz Ahmed (Manager-cum-head coach), Rao Iftikhar Anjum (bowling coach), Abdul Majeed (assistant coach), Hafiz Mohammad Naeem Ul Rasul (physiotherapist), Saboor Ahmad (trainer), Usman Hashmi (analyst) and Muhammad Younas Butt (security manager)
14 November – v Afghanistan, Cox’s Bazar
16 November – v Sri Lanka, Cox’s Bazar
18 November – v Oman, Cox’s Bazar
20 November – Semi-final 1 (winner Group A v runner-up Group B), Mirpur
21 November - Semi-final 2 (winner Group B v runner-up Group A), Mirpur
23 November - Final, Mirpur