Kabul: Veteran Mohammad Nabi, the No. 1 ranked T20 all-rounder, used to be on Sunday named captain of the overall 15-member squad through the Afghanistan Cricket Board for the ICC Mens T20 Global Cup 2021, scheduled to be held from October 17 in UAE and Oman.
Afghanistan gets their match underway in Sharjah on October 25 in opposition to the winners of Workforce B from the match’s first-round — one in every of Bangladesh, Oman, Papua New Guinea, or Scotland.
Nabi and corporate can be joined in Workforce 2 through India, New Zealand, and Pakistan, plus the runners-up from the opposite qualifying pool (both Eire, Namibia, Netherlands, or Sri Lanka).
Afghanistan have gained thr’e males’s T20 internationals of their historical past in opposition to the whole participants of the excursion’ament’s Tremendous 12, out of a complete of 14 fixtures. All 3 of the ones victories got here in opposition to the West Indies.
Famous person bowler Rashid Khan will spearhead the spin assault, at the side of fellow all-rounder and skipper Nabi and, Mujeeb Ur Rahman. Shapoor Zadran and Qais Ahmed didn’t make the lower within the ultimate 15 whilst Farid Ahmed Malik, who used to be in the past named as a reserve, making it to the 15, the Afghanistan Cricket Board stated.
Afsar Zazai, who used to be added as a reserve, didn’t discover a position in both of Afghanistan’s lists. Sharafuddin Ashraf and Dawlat Zadran, who have been within the provisional 15, were moved to the reserved gamers class.
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.