ACB selection department has announced a 15-member squad for the upcoming Abu Dhabi Sunshine T20I Series against Zimbabwe in UAE.
Due to visa issues, five other players will remain in pending selection list provided that the issue is resolved on time. As per the selection department, the decision on the five pending players- that include Gulbadin Naib, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Hamid Hassan, Waqar Salamkheil and Azmatullah Omarzai - will be taken once the visa issue is resolved. Hence, the initial15-member squad will consist of the following players: Asghar Afghan (C), Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (WK), Afsar Zazai (WK), Usman Ghani, Ibrahim Zadran, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Najib Zadran, Karim Janat, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Amir Hamza Hotak, Fazal Haq Farooqi, Naveen ul Haq & Farid Malik.
Afghanistan will play three matches as part of the Abu Dhabi Sunshine T20I Series on 17th, 19th and 20th March 2021 at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi.