Afghanistan introduced a 16-member squad for the three-match T20I collection towards Sri Lanka on Monday, February 12. The T20I collection will get started from Saturday, February 17 at Rangiri Dambulla Global Stadium, Dambulla whilst the second one and 3rd video games will probably be performed on February 19 and 21 respectively on the identical venue. Ibrahim Zadran will proceed to steer the facet within the absence of standard skipper Rashid Khan who continues to get better from again surgical procedure.
Including to Afghanistan’s woes, spinner Mujeeb Ur Rahman additionally overlooked out at the squad after maintaining a sprain in his correct phalanx (hand) forward of the continued ODI collection towards Sri Lanka. Moreover, 21-year-old seamer Mohammad Saleem Safi, who just lately made his debut within the 3rd T20I towards India, has been unnoticed of the squad because of a hamstring pressure.
24-year-old right-arm seamer Wafadar Momand has been referred to as up as Safi’s alternative. Significantly, Momand has performed two Exams and one T20I for Afghanistan and closing performed for his nation in July 2023 all over the second one T20I towards Bangladesh.
Afghanistan leader selector Ahmad Shah printed that the board needs to arrange a squad mixture of each senior and junior avid gamers and therefore needs to check their bench energy forward of the T20 International Cup 2024.
We’ve an in depth sight at the upcoming T20 International Cup: Ahman Shah
“We’ve an in depth sight at the upcoming T20 International Cup for which we wish to get ready an excellent mixture of avid gamers consisting of each juniors and seniors. This collection along the 3 T20Is towards Eire in March is a superb alternative for us to check our bench energy and finalize a excellent squad for the mega match,” stated Shah in a media unencumber.
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Afghanistan Squad for the three-match T20I collection towards Sri Lanka: Ibrahim Zadran (C), Rahmanullah Gurbaz (WK), Mohammad Ishaq Rahimi (WK), Hazratullah Zazai, Gulbadin Naib, Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Azmatullah Omarzai, Karim Janat, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Fazal Haq Farooqi, Fareed Ahmad, Naveen Ul Haq, Noor Ahmad, Wafadar Momand and Qais Ahmad.
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