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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Afghanistan cricket squad, statistics, and fixture

Afghanistan made its ICC Cricket World Cup debut in 2015. In the World Cup, Afghanistan has won only one match — against Scotland in 2015.

In the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, Afghanistan begins its campaign on June 1 at Bristol against Australia.

Captain

Afghanistan captain Gulbadin Naib.

Afghanistan captain Gulbadin Naib.
 
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Gulbadin Naib

Coach

Afghanistan coach Phil Simmons.

Afghanistan coach Phil Simmons.
 
| Photo Credit: AFP


 

Phil Simmons

The squad

Gulbadin Naib (captain), Mohammad Shahzad (wicketkeeper), Noor Ali Zadran, Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmat Shah, Asghar Afghan, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Najibullah Zadran, Samiullah Shinwari, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Dawlat Zadran, Aftab Alam, Hamid Hassan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman.

The fixture (all times IST)

June 1 (Saturday): Afghanistan vs Australia – Bristol – 6 p.m.

June 4 (Tuesday): Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka – Cardiff – 3 p.m.

June 8 (Saturday): Afghanistan vs New Zealand – Taunton – 6 p.m.

June 15 (Saturday): South Africa vs Afghanistan – Cardiff – 6 p.m.

June 18 (Tuesday): England vs Afghanistan – Manchester – 3 p.m.

June 22 (Saturday): India vs Afghanistan – Southampton – 3 p.m.

June 24 (Monday): Bangladesh vs Afghanistan – Southampton – 3 p.m.

June 29 (Saturday): Pakistan vs Afghanistan – Leeds – 3 p.m.

July 4 (Thursday): Afghanistan vs West Indies – Leeds – 3 p.m.

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Source: thehindu.com

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