Pakistan wants to further evolve the young players with an eye on the 2019 World Cup.
England are expected to make light work of Pakistan but they should be wary about the unpredictable nature of the Men in Green.
Pakistan stuttered but managed to get past the finishing line by 3 wickets and will now play the semifinals against England on Wednesday.
Ashraf can be the next seam-bowling all-rounder that the team needs, claims his coach
The pitch used at the Edgbaston for this warm-up clash meant that the ground was reduced to much smaller in size much to the disappointment of both teams.
It will be an incredible story if Ashraf goes on to play for Pakistan against arch-rivals India on the biggest stage of World Cricket.
Here is how the Twitterati reacted to the thrilling encounter between the Asian countries