New Delhi. Afghanistan has also announced its 18-man squad for the T20 World Cup 2021. But as soon as the team was announced, its captain Rashid Khan also resigned from his post. All the fans will be shocked to know the reason for Rashid Khan leaving the captaincy. In fact, Rashid Khan has alleged that he did not attend the meeting of the team selected by the Afghanistan Cricket Board. Meaning, Rashid Khan’s opinion was not taken before choosing the team even though he was the captain of the team. That is why Rashid Khan immediately resigned from the captaincy.
Rashid Khan announced to leave the captaincy on social media. He wrote, ‘As the captain and responsible citizen of the country, I had the right to attend the team meeting. The selection committee and ACB did not take my opinion before announcing the team. That’s why I immediately leave the captaincy of Afghanistan. I will always be proud to play for Afghanistan.
Afghanistan’s strong T20 team
Let us tell you that the Afghanistan Cricket Board may not have consulted the captain Rashid Khan before choosing the team, but it has selected the best players for the T20 World Cup. There are 6 bowlers and 4 all-rounders in the team. At the same time, the Afghanistan Cricket Board has kept 2 players in reserve. The Afghanistan team has T20 specialists like Rashid Khan, Hazratullah Zazai, Mohammad Nabi, Mohammad Shahzad, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Qays Ahmed and Naveen-ul-Haq who play T20 leagues across the world.
Afghanistan team for T20 World CupRashid Khan, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Hazratullah Zazai, Usman Ghani, Asghar Afghan, Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Mohammad Shahzad, Mujeeb ur Rehman, Karim Jannat, Gulbadin Naib, Naveen ul Haq, Hamid Hasan, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Shapoor Zadran and Kays Ahmed
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