Afghanistan has announced its team for Asia Cup 2023. The command of the team has been handed over to Hashmatullah Shahidi.
Afghanistan has announced its squad for Asia Cup 2023. The command of the team has been handed over to Hashmatullah Shahidi. At the same time, veteran batsman Karim Janat has returned to the Afghanistan team after six years. Afghanistan are scheduled to take on Bangladesh in their first match of the tournament on September 3.
Afghanistan team has announced 17 member squad for Asia Cup 2023. Karim Janat has returned to the ODI team after six years. Karim played his last international match against Zimbabwe in the year 2017. At the same time, Sharfuddin Ashraf, who has been out of the team since January 2022, has also been included in the team. Gulbadin Naib, who replaced Azmatullah Umarzai in the ODI series against Pakistan, has managed to make it into the team.
The onus will rest on the shoulders of the spin duo of Rashid Khan and Mujeeb ur Rehman to sail Afghanistan's boat in the Asia Cup 2023. Rashid and Mujeeb can prove to be very effective in the conditions of Sri Lanka and Pakistan. At the same time, Mohammad Nabi also has a lot of experience of playing here. At the same time, everyone's eyes will be on Noor Ahmed, who will shine in IPL 2023.
If Afghanistan has to perform well in the Asia Cup, then Rahmanullah Gurbaz will have to show his stamina in the batting. In the second match of the recently concluded ODI series against Pakistan, Gurbaj played a blistering inning of 151 runs. At the same time, Ibrahim Zadran and experienced batsman Rahmat Shah will also have a big responsibility.
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Afghanistan Players List for Asia cup; Hashmatullah Shahidi (c), Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran, Riaz Hassan, Rahmat Shah, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Ikram Alikhil, Rashid Khan, Gulbadin Naib, Karim Janat, Abdul Rahman, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Noor Ahmad, Suliman Safi, Fazalhaq Farooqi
|Asia Cup - ODI Format|
|1||WED||30-Aug-2023||03:00 PM||PAK vs NEP||ODI||Multan Cricket Stadium||Pakistan won by 238 runs|
|2||THU||31-Aug-2023||03:00 PM||BAN vs SL||ODI||Pallekele International Cricket Stadium||Sri Lanka won by 5 wkts|
|3||SAT||02-Sep-2023||03:00 PM||IND vs PAK||ODI||Pallekele International Cricket Stadium||No result|
|4||SUN||03-Sep-2023||03:00 PM||BAN vs AFG||ODI||Gaddafi Stadium||Bangladesh won by 89 runs|
|5||MON||04-Sep-2023||03:00 PM||IND vs NEP||ODI||Pallekele International Cricket Stadium||India won by 10 wkts - 2nd innings reduced to 23 overs due to rain, DLS target 145|
|6||TUE||05-Sep-2023||03:00 PM||AFG vs SL||ODI||Gaddafi Stadium||Sri Lanka won by 2 runs|
|7||WED||06-Sep-2023||03:00 PM||PAK vs BAN||ODI||Gaddafi Stadium||Pakistan won by 7 wkts|
|8||SAT||09-Sep-2023||03:00 PM||SL vs BAN||ODI||R.Premadasa Stadium||Sri Lanka won by 21 runs|
|9||SUN||10-Sep-2023||03:00 PM||IND vs PAK||ODI||R.Premadasa Stadium||India won by 228 runs|
|10||TUE||12-Sep-2023||03:00 PM||IND vs SL||ODI||R.Premadasa Stadium||India won by 41 runs|
|11||THU||14-Sep-2023||03:00 PM||SL vs PAK||ODI||R.Premadasa Stadium||Sri Lanka won by 2 wkts - 42 overs match, DLS Target 252|
|12||FRI||15-Sep-2023||03:00 PM||IND vs BAN||ODI||R.Premadasa Stadium||Bangladesh won by 6 runs|
|13||SUN||17-Sep-2023||03:00 PM||IND vs SL||ODI||R.Premadasa Stadium||India won by 10 wkts|
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