Afghanistan announced a 16-member squad for ODI series against Ireland


The Afghanistan Cricket crew will bolt horns against the Ireland group for a three-coordinate One Day-arrangement in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on January 18, January 21, and January 23 separately. In front of the marquee occasion, the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) declared a 16-part crew on January 2, Saturday, that will venture out to the Gulf Country.

All the three ODIs will be played at Sheik Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi. While the Ireland group has just arrived at Abu Dhabi, ACB is hanging tight for the affirmation of the visas of the players so they can load onto the trip to UAE. This is a pivotal arrangement for the two countries as it will frame a piece of the World Cup Super League and will influence their odds of making it to the 2023 World Cup in India.

World Cup Super League is an activity begun by the International Cricket Council (ICC) recently to advance reciprocal 50-over games between cricketing countries. It is a two-year-long rivalry that will help in choosing the countries that will partake in the World Cup 2023. India, who are the hosts in 2023, and the other top seven groups will qualify naturally for the World Cup.

We were unable to have a decent planning: Afghanistan Cricket Director

Before the ODI arrangement against Ireland, ACB had coordinated an instructional course in Nangarhar for the players however the object wasn’t satisfied totally as the training meetings were hindered because of brutal climate conditions. Likewise, the ACB chief believed on the Afghanistan crew saying that the administration has attempted to make a reasonable blend of youthful and experienced players.

“We were unable to have a decent groundwork throughout the previous few days in light of the fact that the climate isn’t acceptable in Afghanistan as here it is freezing,” Raees Ahmadzai, ACB’s head of cricket, disclosed to Cricbuzz when gotten some information about the planning of the players.

“We made an honest effort to choose the best accessible crew. The side is adjusted as we incorporated some youth alongside the seniors,” he said

Afghanistan Squad:

Asghar Afghan, Rahmat Shah, Naveen-Ul-Haq, Hashmat Shahidi, Yamin Ahmadzai, Osman Ghani, Azmatullah Omarzai, Rahmanullah Gurboz, Sayed Ahmad Shirzad, Najib Zadran, Jawed Ahmadi, Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbudin Naib, Mujeeb Ur Rahman and Sharafuddin Ashraf

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