Lahore, Sep 15(ANI): A new name has cropped up in Pakistan cricket, Usman Qadir, the 16 year old son of the leg spinning legend Abdul Qadir, is an amazing talent himself.
Usman, a leg spinner, has been selected in the Pakistan under-19 team for the Zimbabwe tour following a 5-wicket haul in a trial match recently.
The 16-year-old is yet to play first class cricket, but the selectors have shown a keen interest in him.
"He has immense ability and talent for his age. He's been doing very well in domestic Under 19 cricket and he was selected for the Zimbabwe tour after taking five wickets in a trial match recently," Pak Passion quoted a proud Abdul Qadir, as saying.
"Usman also performed very well in the Lahore versus Karachi Under 19 match, where he was representing Lahore. PCB Chairman Ijaz Butt and selector Ijaz Ahmed have been impressed by what they have seen," Qadir added.
The manager of the Pakistan under-19 tour to Zimbabwe, Sabih Azhar, said that Usman was a very bright prospect.
"Not only must you look at his bowling, but he is also a very good batsman. In my opinion, give this boy a couple of years and he'll be ready to play for Pakistan. He is a very hard working lad who is an immense and exciting talent," Azhar added. (ANI)