Mihir Patel At The Helm For Canada’s 2022 ICC U19 World Cup Glory Quest!

All rounder Mihir Patel who is
both a right-hand middle-order
batsman and more than useful
right arm medium pacer will be at the
helm of the Canadian National Men’s
squad as it goes in search of glory at
the Caribbean hosted January 14 –
February 5, 2022 ICC U19 World Cup.

Mihir was named Captain for the 15
member Canadian squad announced
by the Ron Dipchand led National
Men’s Selection Panel. The remaining 14
members of the squad that will travel
to St Kitts in early January to participate
in the 2022 ICC U19 World Cup are as
follows, in alphabetical order:
Sahil Badin – Right Hand Middle Order
Batsman /Right Arm Leg Spinner;
Anoop Chima -Wicket Keeper /Right
Hand Middle Order Batsman; Ethan
Gibson – Left Hand Opening Batsman;
Parmveer Kharoud – Right Arm
Medium Pacer; Siddh Ladd – Right Hand
Opening Batsman/ Wicket Keeper;
Yasir Mahmood – Right Hand Opening
Batsman; Sheel Patel – Left Arm Leg
Spinner; Gavin Niblock – Left Arm
Medium Pacer; Mohit Prashar – Right
Hand Middle Order Batsman; Harjap
Saini – Right Arm Off Spinner; Jash Shah
– Right Hand Opening Batsman; Kairav
Sharma – Right Arm Leg Spinner/
Batsman; Gurnek Johal Singh – Right
Arm Medium Pacer/Left Hand Middle
Order Batsman and Arjuna Sukhu – Left
Hand Middle Order Batsman

The Selectors also announced the
names of five non-travelling Reserves
as follows: Yash Mondkar – Right Arm
Medium Pacer/Right Hand Middle
Order Batsman; Ramanvir Dhaliwal
– Left Hand Middle Order Batsman,
Ashir Zamir – Right Arm Off Spinner;
Eran Maliduwapathirana – Right Arm
Medium Pacer; Ayush Singh – Right
Arm Medium Pacer.

The squad will be accompanied by five
officials: Anil Khanna – Manager, Farouk Kirmani – Head Coach,
Surrendra Seeraj – Assistant Coach, Tejash Patel – Physio and Shah
Jafar – Analyst.

The 2022 ICC U19 World Cup will involve sixteen teams
competing in 48 matches from 14 January to 5 February across
four Caribbean host countries. The sixteen competing teams will
see current holders Bangladesh, England, Canada and the United
Arab Emirates form Group A, with debutants Uganda placed
in Group B alongside India, South Africa and Ireland. Group C
comprises Pakistan, Afghanistan, Zimbabwe and Papua New
Guinea and Group D sees host West Indies, Australia, Scotland
and Sri Lanka.

The format will see the top two teams from each of the four
groups advance to the Super League. The remaining teams will
also feature in the Plate Playoffs across 23 days of competition.
Canada will begin its 2022 U19 ICC World Cup campaign on
January 15, against fellow St Kitts based Group A opponents
the UAE. Canada’s two remaining Group A Preliminary Round
matches will be versus England on January 18, and against
defending champions Bangladesh on January 20. Canada’s UAE
fixture will be played at the St Kitts’ Conaree Cricket Centre while
its two remaining Preliminary Round matches will both be played
at the island’s famous Warner Park Cricket Stadium.

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