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Asia Cup 2022 Complete Details Of Afghanistan Squad All You Need To Know About

The Afghanistan cricket team will be seen in action during the upcoming Asia Cup 2022 T20 tournament. The event will be held in the UAE from August 27 to September 11. The competition was orginally supposed to be organized in Sri Lanka. However, owing to the ongoing economic crisis and political turmoil in the country, the venue had to be shifted.

Afghanistan are one of the six teams taking part in Asia Cup 2022. India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and a qualifier will also feature in the event.

AFG ASIA CUP 2022 Team

Afghanistan Full Squad

AFG Captain

Mohammad Nabi (c)

Rahmanullah Gurbaz

Hazratullah Zazai

Usman Ghani

Mohammad Shahzad

Hashmatullah Shahidi

Asghar Afghan

Gulbadin Naib

Najibullah Zadran

Karim Janat

Rashid Khan

Mujeeb ur Rahman

Hamid Hassan

Farid Ahmed Malik

Naveen ul Haq

Who is the biggest rival of Afghanistan in Asia Cup?

Pakistan vs Afghanistan: This is not a fabled rivalry or even a contest that has seen many chapters. But the Pakistan vs Afghanistan match holds the promise of being a hotly contested one, a match-up for the future. First things first, for this to happen both Pakistan and Afghanistan need to qualify from Group A and Group B respectively as A1 / A2 and B1 / B2.
If it happens, this match can throw up some brilliant moments as both the teams have some wonderful T20 players. Pakistan have the likes of captain Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Shaheen Afridi, Fakhar Zaman etc while Afghanistan boast of players like Rashid Khan, the exciting Rahmanullah Gurbaz etc in their ranks. It would not be entirely a shocker if the Afghans pull off a massive upset in this match.

Most deadliest weapons of Afghanistan

Rashid Khan: While, The star of the Afghanistan team’s leg spinners, Rashid Khan, can misdirect any batsman of the highest caliber and even contribute as a middle-order batsman in the middle and closing overs of an innings. While The one of the best T20I bowler in the world right now is Khan.

Naveen-ul-Haq: Afghanistan against Bangladesh. He was a member of the Afghanistan team that competed in the 2016 Under-19 Cricket World Cup before making his ODI debut. He led Afghanistan in the 2016 Under-19 Asia Cup in December of that year. In the 2017 Desert T20 Challenge. However, Naveen made his Twenty20 (T20) debut for Afghanistan against Namibia on January 19.

Asia Cup 2022 Complete Matches Details, Venues, Timings, Day,and Group Matches

The wait is finally over as the battle for Asian supremacy commences on 27th August with the all-important final on 11th September. The 15th edition of the Asia Cup will serve as ideal preparation ahead of the ICC T20 World Cup.

Match Day Date Teams Group Venue Time PM
1 Saturday 27th Aug SL vs AFG Group-B Dubai 07:30
2 Sunday 28th Aug IND vs PAK Group-A Dubai 07:30
3 Tuesday 30th Aug BAN vs AFG Group-B Sarjah 07:30
4 Wednesday 31th Aug Ind vs HK Group-A Dubai 07:30
5 Thursday 1st sept SL vs BAN Group-B Dubai 07:30
6 Friday 2nd sept PAK vs HK Group-B Sarjah 07:30
7 Saturday 3rd sept B1 vs B2 Super-4 Sarjah 07:30
8 Sunday 4th sept A1 vs A2 Super-4 Dubai 07:30
9 Tuesday 6th sept A1 vs B1 Super-4 Dubai 07:30
10 Wednesday 7th sept A2 vs B2 Super-4 Dubai 07:30
11 Thursday 8th sept A1 vs B2 Super-4 Dubai 07:30
12 Friday 9th sept B1 vs A2 Super-4 Dubai 07:30
13 Sunday 11th sept Final [1st super 4 vs 2nd super 4} Dubai 07:30

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