Sports Desk: Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on Tuesday announced the squad for the upcoming T20I triangular series.
Spinner Rashid Khan will lead the team. Selectors named 17-member squad for Afghanistan-Bangladesh-Zimbabwe T20I triangular series.
Chief selector Andy Moles, who was accompanied by a member of selection committee Mujahid Zadran, announced the squad at a press conference held at ACB headquarters in Kabul.
Addressing the press, Moles said, "We have selected a 17-member squad for the T20I matches as per the advice of the Captain as we have two important tournaments; T20I Asia Cup and ICC T20 World Cup 2020 ahead of us. We will seek to prepare good sides for these tournaments and those players who perform well will be considered for selection."
In the triangular series, Afghanistan will play their first match against Zimbabwe on September 14.
Squad for T20I tri-series: Rashid Khan (c), Asghar Afghan, Mohammad Nabi, Hazratullah Zazai, Najeeb Tarakai, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Shafiqullah Shafaq, Najib Zadran, Shahidullah Kamal, Karim Janat, Gulbadin Naib, Fareed Ahmad Malik, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Fazal Niazai, Dawlat Zadran and Naveen ul Haq.
risingbd/Dhaka/Aug 20, 2019/AI