Afghanistan named a 17-member squad for the Pakistan ODIs

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Afghanistan have announced their 17-member squad for the historic ODI series against Pakistan which will be played in the UAE in September.

Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on Friday released the squad with former captains Asghar Afghan and Gulbadin Naib being the notable omissions from the 17-member squad as five uncapped players have been named in the lineup. Hashmatullah Shahidi will take the charge as the full time ODI skipper and he’ll be supported by Rahmat Shah, who’s been named as his deputy.

The Afghan boys had last played an ODI series in January against Ireland, which they had won comfortably with a margin of 3-0. After that series win, Asghar was axed from the captaincy duties.

Domestic stars such as Sediq Atal, Shahidullah Kamal, Noor Ahmad, Fazalhaq Farooqi, and Abdul Rahman have been added to the unit as uncapped players.

Ikram AliKhil makes a comeback into the Afghanistan team

Ibrahim Zadran, Karim Janat, and Ikram Alikhil have made a comeback into the squad after being left out of Afghanistan’s last ODI leg versus Ireland.

Furthermore, four reserved players including Yousuf Zazai, Saleem Safi, Qais Ahmad, and Sharafuddin Ashraf have also been named for Pakistan ODIs.

The 3-match ODI series in UAE will be a part of the ICC World Cup Super League. These two sides have never played a full bilateral series before, though they have faced each other in tournaments, plus a one-off ODI and T20I in 2012 & 2013.

Afghanistan squad: Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran, Sediq Atal, Rahmat Shah (VC), Hashmatullah Shahidi (C), Najibullah Zadran, Ikram Alikhil (WK), Shahid Kamal, Mohammad Nabi, Karim Janat, Azmat Omarzai, Rashid Khan, Abdul Rahman, Naveen ul Haq, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Fazal Haq Farooqi, Noor Ahmed.

Reserved Players: Yousuf Zazai, Saleem Safi, Qais Ahmad and Sharafuddin Ashraf.

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