We look at how Afghanistan are taking care of business in front of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, as they offer to shake the enclosures of a portion of the enormous young men.
Ways they can win it
They can’t, most likely, yet they’re well-prepared to ridiculous a few noses en route, especially if the sun whips and the pitches begin to turn. Rashid Khan, the considerable, record-breaking leggie, is the best white-ball bowler on the planet and leads the most intense turn assault in the competition. Watch out for his agent, the high school secret spinner Mujeeb Ur Rahman, who will have profited by his spell with Hampshire a year ago.
Detail: Consistent Khan
125: Rashid Khan’s wicket count since the 2015 World Cup is bettered uniquely by England’s Adil Rashid (129). The Afghan leggie has a lower economy rate and strike rate than the Englishman
Bad dream situation
Their batsmen are overwhelmed by the seaming ball, neglecting to give their spinners enough races to work with and a progression of substantial thrashings give those in the passageways of intensity a feeling of lost avocation at confining the World Cup to 10 groups.
Group educator: Mohammed Nabi
The 34-year-old off-turning every single rounder ha been there from the exceptionally beginning of Afghanistan’sincredible voyage and can draw upon experience accumulated from playing against 45 (FORTY FIVE!) global groups amid his decade on the circuit.
Frantic pooch: Hamid Hassan
The group’s posterboy amid their achievement years, Hassan’s trademark warpaint and handkerchief, also those 90mph induckers, made him a moment faction saint. The 31-year-old’s profession has been wrecked by wounds since however he got a stun review for the competition, regardless of not having played worldwide cricket since 2016.
Your next most loved player: Hazratullah Zazai
Accepting that you’re now acquainted with crafted by Afghanistan’s inexpressible guardian/hitter Mohammad Shahzad, watch out for Hazratullah, a 21-year-old southpaw dasher who beat 162* from 62 balls in a T20I against Ireland in February, including 16 sixes. He won’t kick the bucket pondering.
Powerless connection (by CricViz)
They have a genuine issue at the highest point of the request. Since the last World Cup, their best three have found the middle value of simply 30.28, the most reduced of any group at the up and coming tournament*. There is reasonable worry that on level pitches – which we hope to see a lot of in the gathering stage – Afghanistan’s absence of batting capability could come to frequent them.
Gulbadin Naib (c), Asghar Afghan, Aftab Alam, Hamid Hassan, Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Mohammad Shahzad, Samiullah Shinwari, Najibullah Zadran, Noor Ali Zadran, Dawlat Zadran, Hazratullah Zazai