Afghanistan Cricket Board has announced the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Afghanistan Official Player List. As per the announcement, Rashid Khan Will Captain Afghanistan in ICC T20 World Cup 2021. You can check Afghanistan Confirmed Team Squad for ICC T20 World Cup 2021 here on this page.
ICC has revealed the entire Fixtures of the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup 2021. This mega cricket tournament will kick off from 17th October and will continue until 14th November 2021 at UAE and Oman. Total 45 matches are scheduled in this tournament.
The most improved T20 cricket team of Asia Afghanistan has also confirmed their participation in ICC T20 World Cup 2021. Afghan cricket team is placed in Group 2 in Super 12 stage along with some hardcore T20 sides including India, Pakistan, New Zealand and two other qualifying teams from Round 1.
Afghanistan is going to mark their 5th consecutive appearance in T20 World Cup 2021. However they showcased weak performances in the previous editions of this tournament. With whole new squad and under their new Captain Afghanistan will try to turn things around into their favor in the upcoming T20 World Cup 2021.
No doubt Afghanistan still are among the most dangerous T20 teams of the world. During recent T20 series Afghan side has stunted everyone with their mind blogging performances and they will create some serious threats for all other emerging sides of this event.
During the last few months Afghanistan has succeed to find of their perfect combinations for T20 format. Now this side has top notch T20 batsmen. Moreover, world class spinners and some quality pace attack are also included in their squad.
Afghanistan Team Squad for ICC T20 World Cup 2021
Afghanistan Cricket Board has also announced their expected playing squad for ICC T20 World Cup 2021 on 10th September 2021. . There are some minor changes in Afghanistan Team squad as well.
Afghanistan has performed really badly under the captaincy of Muhammad Nabi and now selection committee has made big decisions. Top class spinner and hero of different domestic T20 Leagues Rashid Khan will skipper Afghanistan in this event.
|1||Rashid Khan||Captain/All Rounder|
|11||Karim Janat||All Rounder|
|12||Gulabdin Naib||All Rounder|
|15||Sharafuddin Ashraf||All Rounder|
Reserves: Afsar Zazai, Farid Ahmed Malik
Batting Line Up
Afghanistan main batting line up has hard hitters of Red Bowl in T20 format. Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Asghar Afghan and Usman are reserved as openers for their team in T20 World Cup 2021.
Well Afghanistan always lacks quality pace attack as this team currently relies on Medium Pacers. Absence of Pace Attackers will definitely tease them in ICC T20 World Cup 2021. However Zawalat Zardan, Shapur Zardan and Qaiz Ahmed will be main stream bowlers for them.
Bowling Line Up
When it comes to quality Spin attack, no one can under estimate the power and abilities of Afghan spin bowlers. Currently Rashid Khan and Mujeed-ur Rahman are best and full time spin bowlers available in their squad.
Afghanistan no doubt holds capability to face all other emerging sides of this event. But due to lack of experience their players didn’t engaged themselves in pressure situations. Having said that, Afghan is still Hot Contender for ICC T20 World Cup 2021.
Afghanistan National Cricket Team Squad for the World T20 Cup 2021. pic.twitter.com/exlMQ10EQx
— Afghanistan Cricket Board (@ACBofficials) September 9, 2021