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T20 World Cup Afghanistan Squad 2021

by Vina Singh
Afghanistan National Team

Afghanistan has already announced its squad for the upcoming ICC T20 Men’s World Cup, which is held by Oman and UAE.

Under the captaincy of Mohammad Nabi, team Afghanistan is ready for their first victory of the tournament as Afghanistan has never won the T20 World Cup.

Afghanistan had only reached the Super 10s in 2016. They are placed in Group 2 alongside teams India, Pakistan, and New Zealand.

On Saturday, Afghanistan will face its first match against Australia on the 23rd of October in Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi. (3:30 PM IST)

ICC T20 World Cup 2021

TournamentT20 World Cup
Year2021
Match TypeTwenty-20
Host CountryUAE
OrganizerICC
Starting Date17 Oct 2021
Last Match Date14 Nov 2021

Here are the lists of Afghanistan players for T20 World Cup

1. Mohammad Nabi (Captain)

Mohammad Nabi Eisakhil is a leading captain of the team Afghanistan at the ongoing ICC T20 Men’s World Cup 2021.

Nabi is a right-handed batsman and right-arm off-break bowler who plays the role of an all-rounder. He made his Afghanistan national team debut in 2009, representing himself with a jersey number 7.

Mohammad currently plays for the domestic teams, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Melbourne Renegades.

He was named as the captain of Afghanistan’s squad for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in September 2021.

2. Gulbadin Naib

Gulbadin Naib is a right-handed batsman and right-arm fast-medium bowler who plays the role of an all-rounder on the pitch.3

Naib made his Afghanistan national team debut in 2011, representing himself with a jersey number 11. He currently plays for the domestic team, Balkh Legends.

Gulbadin was named in Afghanistan’s squad for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in September 2021, making his second appearance.

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3. Mohammad Shahzad

Mohammad Shahzad is a right-handed batsman who plays the role of a wicket-keeper-batsman on the pitch.

Shahzad made his Afghanistan national team debut in 2009 who was named in Afghanistan’s squad for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in September 2021, making his fifth appearance.

4. Hazratullah Zazai

Hazratullah Zazai is a left-handed batsman and slow left-arm orthodox who plays the role of a batsman on the pitch,

Zazai made his Afghanistan national team debut in 2016 who currently plays for the domestic teams Amo Sharks and Kabul Zwanan.

Hazraullah was named in Afghanistan’s squad for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in September 2021, making his first appearance.

5. Asghar Afghan

Mohammad Asghar Afghan is a right-handed batsman and right-arm medium-fast bowler who plays the role of a middle-order batsman.

Afghan made his Afghanistan national team debut in 2004, representing himself with a jersey number 44.

Asghar was named in Afghanistan’s squad for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in September 2021, making his second appearance.

6. Hashmatullah Shahidi

Hashmatullah Shahidi is a left-handed batsman and right-arm off-break bowler who plays the role of a top-order batsman.

Shahidi made his Afghanistan national team debut in 2013 who was named in Afghanistan’s squad for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in September 2021, making his first appearance.

7. Najibullah Zadran

Najibullah Zadran is a left-handed batsman and right-arm off-break bowler who plays the role of a batsman on the pitch.

Zadran made his Afghanistan national team debut in 2012, who was named in Afghanistan’s squad for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in September 2021, making his first appearance.

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8. Rashid Khan

Rashid Khan Arman is a right-handed batsman and right-arm leg-break bowler who plays the role of a bowler on the pitch.

Khan made his Afghanistan national team debut in 2015 who currently plays for the domestic teams, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Band-e-Amir Dragons, and Adelaide Strikers.

Rashid was named in Afghanistan’s squad for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in September 2021, making his first appearance.

9. Dawlat Zadran

Dawlat Zadran is a right-handed batsman and right-arm fast bowler who plays the role of a bowler on the pitch.

Zadran made his Afghanistan national team debut in 2011, who was named in Afghanistan’s squad for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in September 2021, making his first appearance.

10. Hamid Hassan

Hamid Hassan is a right-handed batsman and right-arm fast bowler who plays the role of a bowler on the pitch.

Hassan made his Afghanistan national team debut in 2009 who was named in Afghanistan’s squad for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in September 2021, making his fifth appearance.

11. Mujeeb Ur Rahman

Mujeeb Ur Rahman Zadran is a right-handed batsman and right-arm off-break bowler who plays the role of a bowler on the pitch.

Rahman made his Afghanistan national team debut in 2017 who currently plays for the domestic teams, Spin Ghar Region, Nangarhar Leopards, and Brisbane Heat.

Mujeeb was named in Afghanistan’s squad for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in September 2021, making his first appearance.

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12. Karim Janat

Karim Janat is a right-handed batsman and right-arm medium-fast bowler who plays the role of an all-rounder.

Janat made his Afghanistan national team debut in 2016, who was named in Afghanistan’s squad for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in September 2021, making his first appearance.

13. Usman Ghani

Usman Ghani is a right-handed batsman and right-arm off-break bowler who plays the role of a batsman on the pitch.

Ghani made his Afghanistan national team debut in 2014, representing himself with a jersey number 87.

Usman was named in Afghanistan’s squad for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in September 2021, making his first appearance.

14. Rahmanullah Gurbaz

Rahmanullah Gurbaz is a right-handed batsman who plays the role of an opening batsman and wicket-keeper on the pitch.

Gurbaz made his Afghanistan national team debut in 2019 who was named in Afghanistan’s squad for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in September 2021, making his first appearance.

15. Naveen-ul-Haq

Naveen-ul-Haq is a right-handed batsman and right-arm medium-fast bowler who made his Afghanistan national team debut in 2016.

Haq was named in Afghanistan’s squad for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in September 2021, making his first appearance.

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