Veteran Afghanistan all-rounder Mohammad Nabi has administered himself out of the three-match ODI series against the Netherlands in a bid to allow young people an opportunity to play at the most significant level. The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on Saturday, January 15, reported a 18-part crew for the white-ball games and named Hashmatullah Shahidi as their captain.
The 37-year-old Nabi, as of late, drove the Afghans in the T20 World Cup 2021 in Oman and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Under his administration, the Afghans enlisted gigantic successes over Scotland and Namibia yet lost to India, Pakistan, and New Zealand. The Loger-conceived Nabi turned into the captain after Rashid Khan surrendered captaincy.
Mohammad Nabi as of late played for the Melbourne Renegades, drove by Nic Maddinson, in the 2021-22 release of the Big Bash League (BBL) in Australia. Preceding that, Nabi likewise carried out his specialty for the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), presently drove by Kane Williamson, in the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL), in spite of the fact that he didn’t get a ton of opportunities to play.
Mohammad Nabis choice to not play against the Netherlands comes after Naveen-ul-Haq enjoyed some time off from ODIs to plan for the T20 World Cup in the not so distant future in Australia. For the impending series in Doha, the Afghans have many uncapped ODI cricketers, specifically Fazal Farooqi, Shahidullah Kamal, and Hassan Riaz.
The three ODIs are set to occur on Friday, January 21, Sunday, January 23, and Tuesday, January 25 at the West End Park International Cricket Stadium in Doha. The matches are a piece of the ICC World Cup Super League from where the main seven groups will meet all requirements for the uber occasion in India. The Afghans are as of now positioned eleventh in the focuses table.
Mohammad Nabi at present set tenth in the ICC rankings for ODI groups. The Netherlands, then again, were planned to play three ODIs in South Africa, yet the series was ended halfway because of the Omicron variation of COVID-19.
Azmatullah Omarzai, Farid Malik, Fazal Haq Farooqi, Gulbadin Naib, Hashmatullah Shahidi (c), Ikram Ali Khil, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Najibullah Zadran, Qais Ahmad, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Rahmat Shah, Rashid Khan, Hassan Riaz, Salim Safi, Shahidullah Kamal, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Usman Ghani, Yamin Ahmadzai