Afghanistan's World Cup squad

Spin wizard Rashid Khan and allrounder Mohammad Nabi will spearhead Afghanistan’s assault on the 2019 World Cup after a 15-man squad was launched on Monday.

Seaming allrounder Gulbadin Naib will captain the side as soon as they head to England and Wales for the worldwide showpiece which begins on Would possibly 30, the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) talked about.

Veteran batsman Javed Ahmadi and fast bowler Shapoor Zadran had been ignored by the selectors, who instead opted for hard-hitting opening batsman Hazratullah Zazai.

Fast bowler Hamid Hassan returns to the side for the first time since 2017 as a result of well being factors alongside completely different frontline quicks Dawlat Zadran and Aftab Alam.

Whereas lots of the Afghan players are at a training camp in South Africa, the spinners are all warming up for the World Cup inside the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019.

Wicketkeeper-batsman Ikram Ali Khil and the tempo duo of Karim Janat and Sayed Shirzad had been named reserve players for the group, who begin their advertising and marketing marketing campaign in opposition to reigning champions Australia on June 1.

Afghanistan’s squad for the 2019 World Cup:

Afghanistan squad
Pic Provide: ICC

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.