October 16, 2018

Afghan cricket team leaves for England ahead of Ireland series

By Khaama Press - Sat Jul 28 2018, 5:03 pm

The Afghanistan national cricket team on Saturday left for England to participate in training camps ahead of the T20I and One Day International series against Ireland.

The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) in a statement said the Afghan team will leave for Ireland on 17th of August after completing their training in England.

This comes as the cricket board on Wednesday announced the squads for the T20 International and One Day International matches against Ireland.

According to Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB), the squad for the T20 International includes Mohammad Shahzad Mohammadi, Usman Ghani, Hazratullah Zazai, Samiullah Shenwari, Asghar Stanikzai, Mohammad Nabi, Shafiqullah Shafaq, Najib Zadran, Gulbadin Naib, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Zadran, Mirwais Ashraf, Aftab Alam, and Farid Malik.

The One Day International squad includes Mohammad Shahzad, Javid Ahmadi, Ehsanullah Janat, Rahmat Shah, Asghar Stanikzai, Samiullah Shenwari, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Najeeb Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Zadran, Aftab Alam, Syed Ahmad Shirzad, Dawlat Zadran, and Wafadar Momand.

The Afghanistan Cricket Board says Afghanistan will play three T20 International and three One Day International matches against Ireland, starting from 20th August to 31st August.

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