Captain for Asia Cup, England tour to be named on May 25

LAHORE: The captain of the Pakistan cricket team for the Asia Cup and the tour of England will be announced on May 25.

Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Ijaz Butt said that the selection committee will meet on May 25 to short list 30 players for the Asia Cup and the tour of England. The captain will be named same day.

He said that no decision has so far been made regarding the appointment of the captain.

The Asia Cup will be held from June 15 in Sri Lanka where Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh will participate in the event.

After the Asia Cup, Pakistan team will go to England where it will play a series first against Australia and then against England.