LAHORE: A 16-member Maldives cricket team, along with a four-member team management, reached here in wee hours of Wednesday on a nine-day tour, where they will feature in a five-match T20 series starting from October 18. The series will help the visiting team to prepare for the forthcoming ACC Cricket Tournament. The first two matches of the five-match series will be played at Country Club Muridke against NCA Development Squad and Pakistan Lions Club on October 18 and 19, respectively. The remaining three matches of the series will be played at Gymkhana Cricket Ground, Lahore against Gymkhana Cricket Team, LCCA, and Ahmed Glass Cricket Team on October 21, 23 and 24, 2018, respectively. The visiting team will depart from Lahore on October 25. 16-member squad: Mahafooz Mohammad (captain), Azam Mohammad (vice captain) (WK), Mauroof Ameel Ahmed, Hassan Hazig Rasheed, Ibrahim Hassan, Ibrahim Rizan, Ali Ismail, Saeed Saafee Mohammad, Adam Nasif Umar, Shahid Abdullah, Rishwan Mohammad, Yousuf Azyan Faruhath, Ibrahim Nashath, Ismail Nazwan Badeeu, Hassan Ibrahim Shaof, Muawiath Abdul Ghanee. Team management: Khan Muhammad Asif Amin (head coach), Neesham Ahmed (assistant coach), Mahmood Riyaz (manager), Waduge Kalana Kavinda (physio). Published in Daily Times, October 17th 2018.