Afghanistan title closing T20 World Cup squad with Mohammad Nabi as captain

The veteran spin-bowling all-rounder has been named as Afghanistan’s captain for the ICC Males’s T20 World Cup 2021.

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The Afghanistan Cricket Board named their closing squad for the marquee event on Sunday, 10 October, which might be led by the No.1-ranked T20I all-rounder Mohammad Nabi. 

Starman Rashid Khan will spearhead the spin assault, together with fellow all-rounder and skipper Nabi and, Mujeeb Ur Rahman. Shapoor Zadran and Qais Ahmed didn’t make the lower within the closing 15 whereas Farid Ahmed Malik, who was beforehand named as a reserve, making it to the 15.

Afsar Zazai, who was added as a reserve, didn’t discover a place in both of Afghanistan’s lists. Sharafuddin Ashraf and Dawlat Zadran, who have been within the provisional 15, have been moved to the reserved gamers class.

Afghanistan will get their event underway in Sharjah on 25 October in opposition to the winners of Group B from the event’s first spherical – one in all Bangladesh, Oman, Papua New Guinea or Scotland.

Nabi and firm can even be joined in Group 2 by India, New Zealand and Pakistan, plus the runners-up from the opposite qualifying pool (both Eire, Namibia, Netherlands or Sri Lanka).

Afghanistan have received three males’s T20 internationals of their historical past in opposition to the total members of the event’s Tremendous 12, out of a complete of 14 fixtures. All three of these victories got here in opposition to the West Indies.

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Rashid Khan is the ICC Males’s T20I Cricketer of the Decade

Squad: Mohammad Nabi (c), Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Hazratullah Zazai, Usman Ghani, Mohammad Shahzad, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Asghar Afghan, Gulbadin Naib, Najibullah Zadran, Karim Janat, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Hamid Hassan, Farid Ahmed Malik, Naveen ul Haq.

Reserves: Sharafuddin Ashraf, Samiullah Shinwari, Dawlat Zadran, Fazal Haq Farooqi.

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