Afghanistan Cricket Board on Monday announced the 15-man Afghanistan Cricket team Squad for the World Cup 2019 to be played in England and Wales from May 30.
Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Mohammad Shahzad and Samiullah Shinwari have also been included in the side.
The selection committee has also named three players as reserves. These players are Alikhil, Karim Janat and Sayed Shirzad.
“The final squad was shortlisted from the 23-member contingent that took part in the training camp held in Potchefstroom, South Africa,” the press release on their official website read.
The statement also mentioned “(players’) fitness and performance over the last six months” as the selection criteria.
Afghanistan Cricket Team Confirmed Squad For Cricket World Cup 2019
Afghanistan Squad Final List Of 15 Players
Gulbadin Naib (c), Mohammad Shahzad (wk), Noor Ali Zadran, Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmat Shah, Asghar Afghan, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Najibullah Zadran, Samiullah Shinwari, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Dawlat Zadran, Aftab Alam, Hamid Hassan and Mujeeb ur Rahman.
Afghanistan Cricket Team Squad Schedule For ICC 2019 Cricket World Cup
Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka – June 04, Tuesday
Afghanistan vs New Zealand – June 08
South Africa vs Afghanistan – June 15
Afghanistan vs Australia – June 01
England Vs Afghanistan – June 18
India VS Afghanistan – June 22
Bangladesh Vs Afghanistan – June 24
Pakistan Vs Afghanistan – June 29
Afghanistan Vs West Indies – 04 July
ICC World Cup 2019 Afghanistan Team Fixtures in PDF
When is the First Match between Afghanistan vs India?
Afghanistan is going to battle against world champion Team India on the 22nd of June. This time there might be the tough competition between the two sides as the team Afghanistan’s captain is aggressive and talented enough to take any match towards the victory of his team. Rashid Khan is leading the side for world cup and may be proved to be challenging one for the Indian Cricket Team.
Afghanistan Cricket Team Captain for world cup 2019
Q)Who is the captain of Afghanistan Cricket Team in 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup?
Ans) Gulbadin Naib is the captain of Afghanistan Cricket Team for 2019 Cricket World Cup.
Gulbadin Naib has earned the tittle of world’s No.1 ODI and Twenty 20 bowler, He will lead Afghanistan cricket team Squad in the ICC World Cup qualifiers after regular skipper Asghar Stanikzai was diagnosed with appendicitis.
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