Afghanistan Team Squad for World Cup 2023

Afghanistan Squad for World Cup 2023:The ICC One Day International (ODI) Cricket World Cup 2023 will be held in India. All the teams will visit India to play in the World Cup. Here you will see the complete guidance about Team Afghanistan, like the squad, schedule, venues, player list etc. 

TeamAfghanistan
Team Captain              Hashmatullah Shahidi
Team Coach  Lance Klusene

Afghanistan Squad for World Cup 2023

Player NameTeam Role
Muhammad Nabi                                                      All-Rounder
Najibullah Zadran                                                     Batsman
Rahmanullah Gurbaz                                            Batsman
Azmatullah Omarzai                                                 All-Rounder
Darwish Rasooli                                                        Batsman
Farid Ahmad Malik                                                    Bowler
Fazal Haq Farooqi                                                    Bowler
Hazratullah Zazai                                                     Batsman
Ibrahim Zardan                                                      Batsman
Mujeeb ur Rahman                                                  Bowler
Naveen ul Haq                                                        Bowler
Qais Ahmad                                                        Bowler
Rashid Khan                                                         All-Rounder
Salim Saifi                                                             Bowler
Usman Ghani                                                      Batsman

Afghanistan Cricket Team Schedule 2023

No.DateMatchTimeVenue
1.7 OctoberAfghanistan vs Bangladesh10:00 amHimachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium
2.11 OctoberAfghanistan vs India1:30 pmArun Jaitley Cricket Stadium Delhi
3.14 OctoberAfghanistan vs England1:30 pmArun Jaitley Cricket Stadium Delhi
4.18 OctoberAfghanistan vs New Zealand1:30 pmMA Chidambaram stadium
5.23 October Afghanistan vs Pakistan1:30 pmMA Chidambaram stadium
6.30 OctoberAfghanistan vs Sri Lanka1:30 pmMaharashtra Cricket Association Stadium
7.3 NovemberAfghanistan vs Netherlands1:30 pmVajpai Ekana cricket stadium, Lucknow
8.7 NovemberAfghanistan vs Australia1:30 pmWankhede Stadium, Mumbai
9.10 NovemberAfghanistan vs South Africa1:30 pmNarendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad

Afghanistan Team Overview

Team NameAfghanistan
Team CaptainHashmatullah Shahidi
Vice-CaptainNajibullah Zadran
Team CoachJonathan Trott
World Cups win0
Official Websitewww.cricket.af

Captains of Team Afghanistan

World Cup YearCaptain Name
2015Muhammad Nabi
2019Gulbadin Naib

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Performance of Afghanistan Team in Previous World Cups

World Cup YearPosition
201511th
201910th

World Cup 2023 Win Prediction:

Afghanistan Cricket Team is not too much stable so it has fewer chances to be the champion of the ICC ODI Cricket World Cup 2023.

About Afghanistan Cricket Team

Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) was formed in 1995. Afghanistan  Cricket Team was not much stable in cricket. But now it has become a successful team also. Afghanistan Team had got some memorable successes in Cricket. They won ACC T20 Cup in 2010. They also reached the final of the ICC T20 World Cup in 2014. In 2019 they also defeated Pakistan and Bangladesh and qualified for the ICC World Cup 2019.

The most Famous Player of the Afghanistan Cricket Team is Rashid Khan. He is the best spinner and best all-rounder. He showed his passion and talent with limited sources in his hometown. His bowling style is leg-spin. Afg Team has the ability to bowl fast and accurately. He has a magical spell and he had showed his talent to the whole world. He also played Indian Premier League (IPL) and started his best career. 

Afghanistan team had faced many challenges in recent years due to some political issues in their country. Now, they have become a stable team and soon will rise in cricket.

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Some Achievements of the Afghanistan Cricket Team:

In 2019, the Afghanistan Team scored 278/3 against Ireland. It was a world record to score 278 runs and it still stands today. 

Afghanistan also reached the final of the ICC T20 World Cup 2014. They also qualified for the World Cup 2019 by competing with Pakistan and Bangladesh.

They won the ACC T20 World Cup in 2010. It was the first major tournament won by Afghanistan.

Team Analysis

Batting Line-up:

Afghanistan has the best batting line-up and powerful batsmen in their team. Hazratullah Zazai, Muhammad Shahzad, and Rahmanullah Gurbaz are the best batsmen for Afghanistan Cricket Team. They have the ability to score quickly for their team and are strong batsmen.

Bowling line-up:

Rashid Khan and Mujeeb Ur Rehman are very talented bowlers for their team. Rashid Khan is one of the best spinner and best-ever all-rounder. He has the ability to take wickets in crucial moments in big matches. 

FAQS

Who will be the captain of the Afghanistan Team for the World Cup 2023?

Hashmatullah Shahidi will lead Afghanistan Cricket Team as the captain.

Who are the Key players in Afghanistan for World Cup 2023?

Hazratullah Zazai, Muhammad Shahzad, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Rashid Khan, Naveen ul Haq, Rahmat Shah, and Ibrahim Zadran are the key players in the Afghanistan squad for ICC World Cup 2023.

Had Afghanistan won any ODI World Cup?

No, Afghanistan had not won any ODI World Cup.

When and where will the ICC ODI World Cup be held?

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The ICC ODI World Cup 2023 will be held in India from October to November 2023.

What are Afghanistan’s chances of winning the World Cup 2023?

Afghanistan Cricket Team has not had much experience in the World Cups. However, they have talented players in their team and they might be consistent if they want to be winners. They will have to face many top teams.

Conclusion

The Afghanistan Cricket Team has many talented players like Rashid Khan, Hazratullah Zazai, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, and many more. They have a strong batting line-up, a powerful bowling line-up, and the best all-rounders. The form of Rashid Khan will lead them to victory. Although, they have to face top teams like Australia, India, New Zealand, England, and many more. They should have consistency in their batting and bowling lineups.

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