Afghanistan squad against Pakistan as reported by the official Afghan Cricket Board. Rashid Khan will lead his team against Pakistan in the upcoming tri-match T20I series. Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Mohammad Nabi, Karim Jannat, and Ibrahim Zardan are on the squad list. In contrast, Pakistan Cricket Board already announced Pakistan National Squad for Pakistan vs Afghanistan series in Sharjah, UAE starting from March 24.
Some of the cricketers who just played in the Pakistan Super League 2023 are going to be a part of this series. Clearly, Rashid Khan who was on the squad list of the PSL8 winning team Lahore Qalandars will play the role of captain. Moreover, Rashid Khan is already in great form as he was the fifth-highest wicket-taker in the recent PSL season.
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Furthermore, Namgyal Kharoti, Zahir Khan, and Nijat Masoud are the reserve players on the Afghanistan squad. In addition, Afghanistan cricket veteran Mohammad Nabi also joined the squad as offered by the Afghan Cricket Board. The matches will be played on March 24, 26, & 27. Each match will start at 9:00 PM PST or 8:30 PM AFT.
Here’s the full team of Afghanistan that will play three twenty-twenty matches against Pakistan from March 24 to March 28.
Afghanistan Squad Against Pakistan In UAE
|Name||Role||T20I Runs / Wickets||T20I Matches|
|Rashid Khan||All-rounder||328 / 122||74|
|Right-handed Batter||828 / –||32|
|Ibrahim Zadran||Right-handed Batter||381 / –||16|
|Karim Jannat||All-rounder||345 / 31||36|
|Usman Ghani||Right-handed Batter||764 / –||33|
|Asfar Zazai||Right-handed Batter||33 / –||2|
|Mohammad Nabi||All-rounder||1,669 / 83||101|
|Najibullah Zadran||LH Batter||1,559 / –||83|
|Sharafuddin Ashraf||LA Bowler||35 / 7||13|
|Gulbadin Naib||All-rounder||564 / 14||53|
|Azmatullah Omerzai||Right-Arm Bowler||–||–|
|Mujeeb Ur Rahman||Right-Arm Bowler||32 / 49||36|
|Noor Ahmad||Left-Arm Bowler||–||–|
|Fazal Haq Farooqi||Left-Arm Bowler||0 / 21||17|
|Nangyal Kharoti (Reserve)||Bowler||–||–|
|Zahir Khan (Reserve)||Left-Arm Bowler||73 / 98||92|
|Nijat Masood (Reserve)||Right-Arm Bowler||– / 3||–|
In the culmination of anticipation, the Afghanistan squad for the riveting Tri-match T20I series against Pakistan has been decisively finalized. With both teams showcasing their prowess, cricket enthusiasts worldwide eagerly await the showdown. As the stage is set, fans brace for an exhilarating contest that promises to deliver cricketing brilliance and captivating moments.