The anticipation is building as the 13th edition of the ICC World Cup approaches, set to be hosted by India from October 5, 2023, to November 19, 2023. Cricket enthusiasts worldwide eagerly await the announcement of national teams by the participating countries. Team Afghanistan supporters, in particular, are anxiously awaiting the unveiling of their squad list and schedule for the upcoming world tournament.
ICC World Cup Afghanistan Squad 2023
The Afghanistan Cricket Board is yet to reveal Afghanistan’s official squad list for the ICC World Cup 2023. However, cricket aficionados can expect the announcement to be made soon on the board’s official website at www.cricket.af. In the meantime, we provide you with a probable list of players who may represent Team Afghanistan in this prestigious event.
ICC WC Afghanistan Players List 2023
While the complete roster of players for Team Afghanistan’s World Cup campaign remains undisclosed, we have compiled a list of probable players who could don the national colors in ICC WC 2023. These players are expected to play vital roles in Afghanistan’s quest for cricketing glory on the world stage:
- Najibullah Zadran (Batsman)
- Rashid Khan (Bowler)
- Azmatullah Omarzai (All-rounder)
- Farid Ahmad Malik (Bowler)
- Darwish Rasooli (Batsman)
- Mohammad Nabi (All-rounder)
- Fazal Haq Farooqi (Bowler)
- Ibrahim Zadran (Batsman)
- Hazratullah Zazai (Batsman)
- Naveen ul Haq (Bowler)
- Mujib ur Rahman (Bowler)
- Salim Safi (Bowler)
- Qais Ahmad (Bowler)
- Rahmanullah Gurbaz (Batsman/Wicket-keeper)
- Usman Ghani (Batsman)
- Hashmatullah Shahidi (Batsman)
As Afghanistan gears up for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023, the team places its trust in these star players to make a significant impact on the competition. The final selection of the squad will be based on the players’ skills, form, and fitness, ensuring that the team represents Afghanistan with the utmost dedication and prowess.
The leadership of the Afghanistan cricket team at the ICC ODI World Cup in 2023 will be in the capable hands of Hashmatullah Shahidi, who will serve as the captain. Najibullah Zadran has been appointed as the vice-captain, adding depth to the team’s leadership.
Hashmatullah Shahidi is Afghanistan’s most seasoned and effective batter, specializing as a top-order batsman. His impressive record and performance in international cricket make him a crucial asset to the team.
Najibullah Zadran, a left-handed batsman and right-arm bowler, brings a versatile skill set to the team. With an impressive track record in the 14 matches he has played, amassing 353 runs, he is regarded as one of Afghanistan’s finest batters.