Star leg-spinner Rashid Khan has been appointed as Afghanistan’s captain in all three codecs of the sport, Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) introduced on Friday.
Rashid’s first project as captain will probably be in opposition to West Indies as they’re lined as much as play three ODIs, as many T20Is and solely Take a look at in opposition to the Maroon Military in November this 12 months .
Probably the most skilled man and ex-captain Asghar Afghan has been given the position of vice-captain. Afghan had appointed the captain of Afghanistan in 2018 after they performed their first ever Take a look at match in opposition to India at their yard.
In April 2019, the ACB surprisingly eliminated him and provides the command to Gulbadeen Naib for all essential World Cup 2019 performed in England.
The newly appointed captain of Afghanistan Rashid has performed two Assessments, 68 ODIs, and 38 T20Is. He has taken 9 wickets within the longer format of the sport whereas has 131 ODI wickets and 75 T20I wickets underneath his belt.
The precise-arm leg-spinner has additionally performed famend T20 leagues world wide together with Indian Premier League (IPL) and Massive Bash League (Australia).
It’s pertinent to say right here that Afghanistan ended his World Cup marketing campaign with out successful a single match. However they gave a tricky time to the groups like India and Pakistan.