LAHORE-Pakistanhas been placed in Group B of the U-12 Baseball World Cup to be played from July 18 in Chinese Taipei. The other teams along sidePakistanin the group areBrazil,South Korea,Hong Kong,Panama,Russia,USAandVenezuela. Group A features Colombia, Czech Rep, Philippines, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico and Chinese Taipei, said Pakistan Federation Baseball (PFB) spokesman here on Friday. Pakistanwill play its first match againstHong Kongon July 18. He said one-month training camp of Pakistan U-12 baseball team will be held here soon. “It is a great honour for us that our team is participating first time in World Cup and we strongly believe that our team’s participation will go a long way in further boosting baseball in Pakistan,” he added. –Staff Reporter