4 uncapped gamers in Afghanistan squad for Sri Lanka Take a look at; Rashid Khan dominated out

The Afghanistan Cricket Board has named its 16-member squad on January 29 for the upcoming Colombo Take a look at.

Afghanistan squad for Sri Lanka Take a look at

Afghanistan is ready to play a one-off Take a look at, 3 T20Is, and three ODIs in opposition to Sri Lanka beginning subsequent month. On this event, Afghanistan has named its squad for the check, together with 4 uncapped gamers.

The correct-arm pacer Naveed Zadran and WK-Batter Mohammad Ishaq have been known as for his or her Take a look at debut. Uncapped batter Noor Ali Zadran and left-arm spinner Zia-ur-Rehman have been additionally named within the squad.

Then again, the Afghanistan pacer Rashid Khan remains to be recovering from his again surgical procedure and was sidelined from the Afghanistan squad. With Rashid Khan’s exclusion, the selectors have picked Qais Ahmed within the squad.

Just lately, the aspect concluded a three-match T20I collection in Afghanistan tour of India 2024 the place they suffered a 3-0 defeat.

Afghanistan has 6 extra checks scheduled this 12 months. In eight checks, they’ve gained one every in opposition to Bangladesh, New Zealand, and Eire.

“It is fairly pleasing to be enjoying our first check in opposition to Sri Lanka, who’ve a wealthy historical past of enjoying test-match cricket,” mentioned ACB Chairman Mirwais Ashraf.

“The 12 months 2024 is filled with check cricket for us, as we will probably be enjoying a number of check matches in the course of the 12 months. Identical as our white-ball lineups, we’re dedicated to strengthening our red-ball cricket and constructing a formidable check aspect as effectively.”

The Newly appointed Interim Chief Selector Ahmad Shah mentioned, “The crew underwent a two-week preparation camp in Nangarhar adopted by a 10-day conditioning camp in Abu Dhabi, which featured all of the help workers to work with the gamers and guarantee full preparation for the collection.”

“We’ve got completely monitored the camps and have picked the squad which incorporates a number of new faces who’ve excelled effectively in the course of the latest home occasions.”

Afghanistan and Sri Lanka will play their one-off Take a look at beginning on February 02 at Singhalese Sports activities Membership Cricket Floor.

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