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Kandahar Knights

Kandahar Knights is a professional twenty20 cricket team that competes in APL (Afghanistan Premier League). Team was founded in 2018 when first edition of tournament took place. Asghar Afghan was appointed skipper of Kandahar Knights for the inaugural season of APLT20.

Kandahar Knights team logo
Kandahar Knights team logo

England’s Kabir Ali was recruited as the head coach of Kandahar Knights in the competition. Team represents Kandahar city from Southeast region in Afghanistan Premier League.

Kandahar Knights 2018 Team, Squad

Asghar Stanikzai will be leading Kandahar Knights in 2018 Afghanistan Premier League to be played between 5 and 21 October. Brendon McCullum, Paul Sterling, Kevin O’Brien, Sam Billings, Tymal Mills and Taskin Ahmed are the foreign players in the Kandahar squad.

PLAYER COUNTRY ROLE
Asghar Afghan Stanikzai Afghanistan Batsman
Paul Sterling Ireland All-Rounder
Brendon McCullum New Zealand Wicket-Keeper
Nasir Jamal Afghanistan Batsman
Sayed Shirzad Afghanistan Bowler
Iftikhar Ahmad Afghanistan Batsman
Najibullah Zadran Afghanistan Batsman
Waqarullah Ishaq Afghanistan Bowler
Kevin O’Brien Ireland Batsman
Karim Janat Afghanistan Batsman
Sam Billings England Wicket-Keeper
Karim Sadiq Afghanistan Bowler
Taskin Ahmed Bangladesh Bowler
Tymal Mills England Bowler
Waqar Salamkheil Afghanistan Batsman
Abdul Baqi Afghanistan Batsman
Waheedullah Shafaq Afghanistan Batsman
Mohammad Naveed UAE Bowler
Amir Hamza Afghanistan Bowler

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