Afghanistan April 1, 2010

Afghanistan name World T20 squad

Afghanistan have named their 15-man squad for the World Twenty20 which starts at the end of April, with Shabir Noori and Sayed Nasrat's inclusion at the expense of Aftab Alam, the only changes from the 14-strong squad that won the qualifying

Afghanistan have named their 15-man squad for the World Twenty20 which starts at the end of April, with Shabir Noori and Sayed Nasrat's inclusion at the expense of Aftab Alam, the only changes from the 14-strong squad that won the qualifying tournament in February.

Afghanistan enter their first global tournament in Group C, alongside South Africa and India but are buoyed by a recent a run of success that saw them win the qualifier and chase down 494 to beat Canada in the Intercontinental Cup.

Afghanistan squad Nawroz Mangal (captain), Mohammad Nabi, Karim Sadiq, Mirwais Ashraf, Rais Ahmadzai, Dawlat Ahmadzai, Mohammad Shahzad, Hamid Hassan, Samiullah Shinwari, Noor Ali, Asghar Stanikzai, Shahpoor Zadran, Shabir Noori, Sayed Nasrat, Shafiq Shafaq.

Sahil Dutta is an assistant editor at ESPNcricinfo

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  • fazal ahmad kandahari on April 22, 2010, 12:56 GMT

    i am praying for afghanistan to win the final. and i request from afghan players especially from nawroz mangal to do your best us you can. and i hope that afghan tigers will win the t20 world cup for afghanistan and for afghanis especially for me thanks aloooooot. best wishess for all the team players.

  • EbaduRahman on April 2, 2010, 15:51 GMT

    Why didnt they selected hasti gul abid a great and experinced player

  • fareed khan on April 2, 2010, 10:21 GMT

    I,m praying for afghanistan to Enter into the super 8 of ICC T20 world cup in west indies ....best of luck afghanistan .......... long live afghanistan .....

  • fazal ahmad kandahari on April 22, 2010, 12:56 GMT

    i am praying for afghanistan to win the final. and i request from afghan players especially from nawroz mangal to do your best us you can. and i hope that afghan tigers will win the t20 world cup for afghanistan and for afghanis especially for me thanks aloooooot. best wishess for all the team players.

  • EbaduRahman on April 2, 2010, 15:51 GMT

    Why didnt they selected hasti gul abid a great and experinced player

  • fareed khan on April 2, 2010, 10:21 GMT

    I,m praying for afghanistan to Enter into the super 8 of ICC T20 world cup in west indies ....best of luck afghanistan .......... long live afghanistan .....

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  • fareed khan on April 2, 2010, 10:21 GMT

    I,m praying for afghanistan to Enter into the super 8 of ICC T20 world cup in west indies ....best of luck afghanistan .......... long live afghanistan .....

  • EbaduRahman on April 2, 2010, 15:51 GMT

    Why didnt they selected hasti gul abid a great and experinced player

  • fazal ahmad kandahari on April 22, 2010, 12:56 GMT

    i am praying for afghanistan to win the final. and i request from afghan players especially from nawroz mangal to do your best us you can. and i hope that afghan tigers will win the t20 world cup for afghanistan and for afghanis especially for me thanks aloooooot. best wishess for all the team players.