Afghanistan announces Squad for ICC T20 World Cup 2024

Afghanistan announces Squad for ICC T20 World Cup 2024

On April 30, 2024, Afghanistan announces squad for ICC T20 World Cup 2024. Leg spin bowling all-rounder Rashid Khan has been named as Afghanistan’s captain. Rashid Khan will captain Afghanistan for the first time at a stage like T20 World Cup.

Afghanistan has made a few changes in the squad as compared to their T20 WC 2022 squad, by adding Karim Janat, Noor Ahmed, and Muhammad Ishaq in their 15-member squad. Though, Hashmatullah, Afghanistan’s captain of ICC Men’s ODI World Cup 2023 left out from Afghanistan’s squad for ICC Men’s T20 WC 2024. Hashmatullah last appeared in T20 International in year 2022.

The 20-year-old spin all-rounder, Nangeyalia Kharote, earned his 2024 T20 World Cup call for his impressive performance on his debut against Ireland in March 2024. Nangeyalia Kharote took 5 wickets in 3 matches against Ireland with an economy of 5.90 only. Another young wicketkeeper batter, who was in the U-19 squad of Afghanistan in the 2020 and 2022 ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup, Muhammad Ishaq also booked a place in the Afghanistan squad for ICC T20 World Cup 2024.

Afghanistan Squad for T20 WC-2024

Rashid Khan (Captain), Ibrahim Zadran, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Najibullah Zadran, Muhammad Nabi, Azmatullah Omarzai, Muhammad Ishaq, Karim Janat, Gulbadin Naib, Nangeyalia Kharote, Naveen-ul-Haq, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Fareed Ahmad Malik, Mujeeb Ur Rehman and Noor Ahmed.

Travelling Reserves: Hazratullah Zazai, Sediq Atal and Saleem Safi

Afghanistan announces Squad for ICC T20 World Cup 2024
Afghanistan announces Squad for ICC T20 World Cup 2024

Afghanistan’s Fixtures in T20 World Cup 2024

Afghanistan is placed in Group C of the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 along with Co-Hosts West Indies, New Zealand, Uganda, and Papua New Guinea. Afghanistan’s fixtures from the Group Stage of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 are as follows:

June 03, 2024Afghanistan v UgandaProvidence Stadium, Guyana
June 07, 2024Afghanistan v New ZealandProvidence Stadium, Guyana
June 13, 2024Afghanistan v Papua New GuineaTarouba, Trinidad & Tobago
June 17, 2024Afghanistan v West IndiesGros Islet, Saint Lucia

The ICC T20 World Cup 2024 is set to be played from June 01, 2024, to June 29, 2024, in the West Indies and the USA. Afghanistan will look forward to making a statement in the upcoming T20 World Cup 2024 as they are known for a very strong side in this format of cricket.

The final date of squad submission is May 1st, 2024, announced by the International Cricket Council to submit the initial squad for all the twenty participating teams. Boards have the option to change their initially announced squad by May 25, 2024, without any permission from the ICC. After May 25, 2024, boards shall require permission from ICC’s Technical Committee to make changes in their initial squad in case of injury or any uninvited situation.

FAQs – Frequently Asked Question

When Afghanistan announces squad for ICC T20 World Cup 2024?

Yes, on April 30th, 2024, Afghanistan announced the squad for the ICC T20 World Cup 2024.

Who is the captain of Afghanistan in 2024 T20 World Cup?

Rashid Khan will lead the Afghanistan Team in the T20 World Cup 2024.

Against whom will Afghanistan play their 1st match in T20 World Cup 2024?

Afghanistan will play its first match against Uganda on 3rd June 2024.

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