The group stage matches for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022, which will be the eighth edition of the multi-nation competition, are set to begin on October 16. At the Melbourne Cricket Ground, the Super 12 round will start on October 22 and the final is scheduled for November 13.
The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) selected a 15-member squad on Thursday, in preparation for the upcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022, which will take place in Australia.
A few changes have been made to the Afghanistan team in preparation for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in 2022. Samiullah Shinwari, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Afsar Zazai, Karim Janat, and Noor Ahmad were not included in the World Cup squad despite being part of the Asia Cup 2022 squad, although Darwish Rasooli, Qais Ahmad, and Salim Safi were.
In Group 1 of the ICC Men’s T20 WC 2022, Afghanistan will compete against the reigning champions Australia, then New Zealand, and Auckland. Additionally, Group 1 will now include the Group A champions as well as the Group B runners-up.
22 October – Afghanistan v AFGland, Perth
26 October – Afghanistan v New Zealand, Melbourne
28 October – Afghanistan v TBA, Melbourne
01 November – Afghanistan v TBA, Brisbane
04 November – Afghanistan v Australia, Adelaide
Afghanistan Squad For T20 World Cup:
Mohammad Nabi (C), Najibullah Zadran (VC), Rahmanullah Gurbaz (WK), Azmatullah Omarzai, Darwish Rasooli, Farid Ahmad Malik, Fazal Haq Farooqi, Hazratullah Zazai, Ibrahim Zadran, Mujib ur Rahman, Naveen ul Haq, Qais Ahmad, Rashid Khan, Salim Safi and Usman Ghani.
Reserves: Afsar Zazai, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Rahmat Shah, Gulbadin Naib.
Afghanistan Probable XI for T20 World Cup 2022:
Mohammad Nabi (C), Rahmanullah Gurbaz (WK), Najibullah Zadran (VC), Darwish Rasooli, Fazal Haq Farooqi, Hazratullah Zazai, Ibrahim Zadran, Mujib ur Rahman, Naveen ul Haq, Qais Ahmad, Rashid Khan.