Afghanistan Cricket Board have revealed the final squad for forthcoming twenty20 cricket world cup in India 2016. Experienced players Shapoor Zadran and Hamid Hassan have been included in the 15-member Afghani team for 6th ICC World T20. Asghan Stanikzai will be captaining the side in prestigious tournament starting from 8 March.

Afghanistan team announced for World T20 2016.

Both pace bowlers Zadran and Hassan are returning to the squad after getting recovered from the injury. Top order batsmen Nawroz Mangal will be missing the team for ICC World twenty20. Earlier there were speculations that Mohammad Nabi might be appointed as captain for India event but selectors retain Stanikzai as Afghani skipper.

Let’s have a look at the Afghanistan team for the tournament.

Afghanistan WT20 Squad

  1. Asghar Stanikzai (Captain)
  2. Mohammad Nabi
  3. Mohammad Shahzad
  4. Usman Ghani
  5. Noor Ali Zadran
  6. Karim Sadiq
  7. Gulbadin Naib
  8. Hamid Hassan
  9. Shafiqullah
  10. Amir Hamza
  11. Shapoor Zadran
  12. Samiullah Shenwari
  13. Dawlat Zadran
  14. Najibullah Zadran
  15. Rashid Khan

Afghanistan are scheduled to play Zimbabwe, Hong Kong and Scotland in the group-B matches of competition and team to play their first game of 2016 t20 world cup against Scotland on 8th March in Nagpur.

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