Squad announced for Scotland, Ireland and Netherlands ODI Series and Intercontinental Cup

Afghanistan Cricket team will be playing 2 One Day International Series with Scotland in Grange Cricket Club Ground, Raeburn Place, Edinburgh from 4 – 6 July, 2016.

Ireland will be hosting Afghanistan Cricket Team for Five ODI’s, the games scheduled for July 10, 12, 14, 17 and 19 at Civil Service Cricket Club, Stormont, Belfast.

Afghanistan Cricket Board selectors announced a 16-man squad for the Scotland and Ireland One Day International (ODI) Series.

ACB Chairman, Nasimullah Danish, said:

“Shahzad and Nabi has been a consistent performer for Afghanistan over the past few years. He is already well regarded by the coaches in the short format and now has the opportunity to showcase his skills at 4- Day Intercontinental Cup.

“Both squads will show excellent control and skill in the ODI’s and 4 –day matches, we are confident they will perform very well at international level.”

ODI’s Squad:

Mohammad Shahzad, Noor Ali Zadran, Javed Ahmadi, Asghar Stanikzai, Rahmat Shah, Mohammad Nabi, Samiullah Shinwari, Najibullah Zadran, Rashid Khan, Mirwais Ashraf, Gulbadin Naib, Dawlat Zadran, Hamid Hassan, Shapoor Zadran, Amir Hamza Hotak, Yamin Ahmadzai

Reserve Players:

Nasir Jamal, Imran Janat, Afsar Zazai

ACB CEO, Shafiq Stanikzai, said:

“I would like to take this opportunity to wish both squads the best of luck for the ODI’s and Intercontinental Cup and congratulate all players on their selection and wish Rahmat Shah, Rashid Khan, and the squad all the very best. Representing Afghanistan in the I-Cup is a huge honor and responsibility something all the players recognize."

Squad for Intercontinental Cup (4 –Day):

Mohammad Shahzad, Noor Ali Zadran, Ihsanullah Janat, Asghar Stanikzai, Rahmat Shah,  Mohammad Nabi, Samiullah Shinwari, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Zahir Khan, Mirwais Ashraf, Nasir Jamal, Dawlat Zadran, Sayed Ahmad Shirzad, Yamin Ahmadzai

Reserve Players:

Javed Ahmadi, Abdullah Adil, Afsar Khan Zazai