Afghanistan have reported a 17-man crew for the forthcoming three-match ODI series against Pakistan. The series will be played in the United Arab Emirates in September and it will likewise be the piece of the World Cup Super League. The dates for the challenge are not declared at this point and the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) is relied upon to settle the equivalent soon.
This will be the primary task for the recently designated ODI skipper Hashmatullah Shahidi and his agent Rahmat Shah. Afghanistan last played in the 50-over design in January in the three-match series against Ireland and won every one of the three rounds of the challenge.
All things considered, previous commander Asghar Afghan is not any more the piece of the set up. He was cut out from the captaincy as of late regardless of driving the group to a whitewash against Ireland. This clarifies that the Afghanistan is hoping to fabricate a group for the World Cup 2023. Having said that, the veteran all-rounder Mohammad Nabi is important for the crew while Rashid Khan will likewise be back playing for his country.
Other energizing parts in the line-up are Ibrahim Zadran and Rahmanullah Gurbaz who could open the innings in the series. Any semblance of Sediq Atal and Abdul Rehman have been remunerated for their homegrown exhibitions as they have been picked in the crew. In the mean time, the selectors have likewise named four held players – Yousuf Zazai, Saleem Safi, Qais Ahmad and Sharafuddin Ashraf.
Pakistan and Afghanistan played out a thrill ride in 2019 World Cup
Pakistan and Afghanistan last confronted each other in the 2019 World Cup in England. The two groups had played out a spine chiller then, at that point. Afghanistan had posted a serious absolute of 227 runs in their 50 overs with indispensable commitments from Afghan and Najibullah Zadran. Pakistan, accordingly, were destroyed at one phase with just 156 sudden spikes in demand for the board and had just four wickets close by.
Yet, the all-rounder Imad Wasim played a splendid hand even as emotions erupted in the group for the duration of the day. Pakistan enrolled a paramount triumph in the last over of the match which plainly recommends that the three-match ODI series in September will be the one to look out for.
Afghanistan crew: Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran, Sediq Atal, Rahmat Shah (VC), Hashmatullah Shahidi (C), Najibullah Zadran, Ikram Alikhil (WK), Shahid Kamal, Mohammad Nabi, Karim Janat, Azmat Omarzai, Rashid Khan, Abdul Rahman, Naveen ul Haq, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Fazal Haq Farooqi, Noor Ahmed.
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