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Pakistan team selected for HomeWorld Thunder Nation Cup

02 October 2019

Community trials continue throughout October

Selection trials for the Pakistan took place on Sunday as a part of the HomeWorld Thunder Nation Cup.

More than 30 cricketers had the opportunity to demonstrate their skills across a range of fielding, bowling and batting activities.

Sibghat Khan is excited about the prospect of playing for the Pakistan community at the next stage.

“We won the final three years ago, the feeling was amazing, like nothing I’ve ever experienced before,” Khan said.

The HomeWorld Thunder Nation Cup exists to bring communities together and to celebrate culture.

“To represent your country, your nation, it’s a part of your identity, it’s amazing,” Khan said.

“I was born in Pakistan and moved over when I was 5 years old. Australia has been so welcoming to me, especially through the sport of cricket.”

Team Pakistan – HomeWorld Thunder Nation Cup

Waleed Jalil

Shebak Khan

Bilal Qureshi

Zain Khan

Khawaja Muhammad Ali

Basit Alit

Bilal Abbasi

Umair Warraich

Syed Aadil

Sibghat Khan

Mohammed Subhan Khan

The HomeWorld Thunder Nation Cup continues across September and October, with free community trials held for communities across the Thunder Nation. Individuals are encouraged to register for their community trials, where a team will be selected to represent their community at the HomeWorld Thunder Nation Cup Finals Day in November.

2019 HomeWorld Thunder Nation Cup Schedule

African Nations Community Trials – Wednesday 2 October – REGISTER HERE

Sri Lanka Community Trials – Sunday 13th October – REGISTER HERE

Afghanistan Community Trials – Wednesday 16th October – REGISTER HERE

Vietnam Community Trials – Sunday 20th October – REGISTER HERE

From each Community Trial, a team will be selected to represent their nation at the HomeWorld Thunder Nation Cup Finals Day on Sunday 3 November 2019.

For more information, please contact Sydney Thunder.

For information about the Women’s Thunder Nation Cup, please contact Sydney Thunder.

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