The stage is set and one of the best Asian country Afghanistan is all set to your Island nation for three match ODI series. Afghanistan have named a competent 15 man squad for the ODi series. Notably, Afghanistan handed debut to all-rounder Abdul Rahman debut by naming the prolific player in the squad for three match ODI series
The young emerging player who can do right-arm medium fast bowling made the cut to the announced squad on the back of standout performancesin the Green Afghanistan one day cup. In the one day cup he featured in Hindukhush Strikers squad where he returned with two half centuries and seven wickets in his five List A matches.
Further the announced squad will be led by Haahmatullaj Shahidi. The squad also featured a strong spin attack comprising the likes of mujeeb ur Rahman, Rashid Khan & Noor Ahmad. All of these spinners will aim to bolster their soin skills ahead of the marquue 50 over world cup.
For the unversed Afganistan has already qualified for the World Cup 2023 whereaa Dti Lanka will play the World Cup 2023 qualidfier to be held in Zimbabwe in June 2023. Seven teams have already acquire direct qualification for the World Cup 2023. While South Africa is on the verge of qualification and acquiring eighth spot. .
The three match ODI series between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan will be played in Hambantota from June 2 . Afghanistan have directly qualified for the World Cup whereas Sri Lanka will have to go through the qualification round.
Hashmatullah Shahidi (C), Rahmat Shah (VC), Rahmanullah Gurbaz (WK), Ibrahim Zadran, Riaz Hassan, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Ikram Alikhail (WK), Azmatullah Omarzai, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Noor Ahmad, Abdul Rahman, Fazal Haq Farooqi and Farid Ahmad Malik.
Reserves: Gulbadain Naib, Shahidullah Kamal, Yamin Ahmadzai, and Zia ur Rahman A
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