The country's cricket board was shocked by the change of leadership of Afghanistan national team earlier. They removed the regular captain Asghar Afgan and selected three new captains in three departments. The 23-member primary team of the upcoming World Cup has announced that the country's cricket board will not be able to cut it.
The team announced that the Afghan team left for South Africa to prepare for the World Cup and the Afghan team left for South Africa. After returning home after participating in six warm-up matches, the 15-member squad for the World Cup will be announced.
The country's chief selector Daulat Ahmadzai said in a statement that Asghar, who led the Afghanistan team for the last four years, has achieved a lot, made the country proud. I hope Gulbuddin will continue the same trend. "
Afghanistan will tour Scotland and Ireland next May to play two one-dayers before the World Cup. Afghans will also play two warm-up matches against Pakistan and England before the World Cup begins with a match against Australia at Bristol County Ground on 1 June.
23-member squad: Gulbadin Naib (captain), Rashid Khan (vice-captain), Mohammad Shahzad Nur Ali Zadran, Hazratullah Jassai, Usman Ghani, Asghar Afgan, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Rahmat Shah, Mohammad Nabi, Najib Zadran, Darwish Rasuli, Mujib Ur Rahman, Shafiqullah Shafak, Daulat Zadran, Aftab Alam, Shapoor Zadran, Hamid Hassan, Karim Janat, Kais Ahmed, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Sayed Shirzad, Samiullah Shanwari