Rehan Ahmed added to England men’s Test squad | Cricket News


Leicestershire leg-spinning all-rounder Rehan Ahmed has been officially added to England men’s Test squad for the tour of Pakistan.

The 18-year-old, who has been with the Lions in their red-ball training camp in the UAE and is currently playing in the three-day warm-up fixture against the England Test squad in Abu Dhabi, has impressed coaches with his attitude and genuine potential to be given his first call-up to the senior side.

If selected during the three-match Test series, the first time England are playing in Pakistan in 17 years, he will become the youngest player to play Test cricket for England men, surpassing Yorkshire’s Brian Close, who represented the three lions at 18 years 149 days against New Zealand in July 1949.

Ahmed will join Jack Leach, Liam Livingston, Will Jacks and Joe Root as England spin options in Pakistan.

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