The ICC cricket world cup Afghanistan squad for 2023 has a 15-member team which includes: Hashmatullah Shahidi (c), Rahmat Shah, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Ikram Alikhil, Azmatullah Omarzai, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran, Riaz Hassan, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Noor Ahmad, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Abdul Rahman and Naveen-ul-Haq. Meanwhile, Hashmatullah Shahidi is going to lead Team Afghanistan in ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 and Jonathan Trott will be the head coach of Afghanistan Squad.
Afghanistan Team Players List For Cricket World Cup 2023
|Mujeeb ur Rahman||22||Bowler|
Afghanistan named their squad for the ODI World Cup 2023 in the month of September. They have named Hashmatullah Shahidi as the captain. Shahidi captained Afghanistan in Asia Cup 2023, where the team was eliminated in the group stage itself.
Ibrahim Zadran will open the batting for Afghanistan along with the wicketkeeper batter Rahmanullah Gurbaz. Afghanistan has one more wicketkeeping option present in the form of youngster Ikram Alikhil. Riaz Hassan and Najibullah Zadran will provide more strength to the batting.
Azmatullah Omarzai is the only pace-bowling all-rounder in the full players list named for the Afghanistan ODI World Cup 2023 squad. The other three all-rounders are all spin-bowling all-rounders. Their names are Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan and Rahmat Shah.
Fazalhaq Farooqi will lead the fast bowling unit of Afghanistan. He is a left-arm pace bowler. In the Afghanistan full players list for the 2023 ODI Cricket World Cup, the other pace bowlers present in the squad are Naveen-ul-Haq and Abdul Rehman.
Afghanistan has probably the strongest spin bowling lineup in ODI Cricket World Cup 2023. Left-arm wrist-spinner Noor Ahmad will form a partnership with right-arm mystery spinner Mujeeb ur Rahman and leg-break bowler Rashid Khan.
Afghanistan Squad World Cup 2023 - Batters
Afghanistan has picked four specialist batters in its World Cup 2023 squad. Captain Hashmatullah Shahid bats in the middle-order, batter Ibrahim Zadran will open the innings. Riaz Hassan and Najibullah Zadran will boost the batting strength of Afghanistan.
Afghanistan batters: Ibrahim Zadran (opener), Riaz Hassan (top-order), Hashmatullah Shahid (middle-order) and Najibullah Zadran (middle-order).
Afghanistan Squad World Cup 2023 - Wicket Keepers
Afghanistan has named two wicketkeepers in its squad for the ODI World Cup 2023. The primary option is opener Rahmanullah Gurbaz. Ikram Alikhil is their backup wicketkeeper.
Afghanistan wicketkeepers: Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Ikram Alikhil.
Afghanistan Squad World Cup 2023 - All Rounders
Afghanistan has named four all-rounders for the 2023 ODI World Cup. They have three spin-bowling all-rounders, namely Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi and Rahmat Shah. The only fast-bowling all-rounder Azmatullah Omarzai.
Afghanistan all-rounders: Azmatullah Omarzai, Rahmat Shah, Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi.
Afghanistan World Cup 2023 squad - Bowlers
Afghanistan have selected five specialist bowlers in the full players list announced for the 2023 ODI World Cup. Three of them are fast bowlers. Fazalhaq Farooqi is a left-arm pacer, and the other two pacers, Abdul Rehman and Naveen-ul-Haq bowl right-arm pace. Mujeeb ur Rahman and Noor Ahmad are the two specialist spin bowlers.
Afghanistan bowlers: Naveen-ul-Haq (fast bowler), Fazalhaq Farooqi (fast bowler), Noor Ahmed (spin bowler), Abdul Rehman (Fast bowler), and Mujeeb ur Rahman (spin bowler).
Afghanistan World Cup Squad From 2015-2019
Afghanistan World Cup Squad 2019
|Gulbadin Naib (c)||All-rounder|
|Noor Ali Zadran||Batter|
|Mujeeb ur Rahman||Bowler|
Afghanistan World Cup Squad 2015
|Mohammad Nabi (c)||All-rounder|