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Afghanistan drop Dawlat Zadran for upcoming limited-overs fixtures against West Indies in India

  • The Associated Press
  • October 26th, 2019
  • 16:22:30 IST

New Delhi: Afghanistan has left out veteran fast bowler Dawlat Zadran for next month's ODI and Twenty20 series against the West Indies in India.

File image of Dawlat Zadran. AFP

File image of Dawlat Zadran. AFP

Afghanistan lost all of its nine World Cup matches in England under the captaincy of Gulbadin Naib before Rashid Khan was appointed skipper for all the three formats.

Since the World Cup, Afghanistan defeated Bangladesh in the one-off Test and also made it to the final of triangular Twenty20 series in Bangladesh where Zimbabwe was the other participating nation. However, the final was abandoned due to rain.

"We have six changes from the World Cup squad. These changes are a part of our efforts to promote good sides for the future," chief Afghanistan selector Andy Moles said in a statement.

Beside dropping Dawlat and another fast bowler, Hamid Hassan, experienced Hashmatullah Shahidi, Noor Ali Zadran and Samiullah Shinwari were also left out of the ODI squad.

The series will be played in the Indian northern city of Lucknow with ODIs on 6, 9 and 11 November. It will be followed by three Twetny20s on 14, 16 and 17 November while the one-off Test begins from 27 November.

Moles said squad for the Test match will be named at the end of Twenty20 series.

ODI squad: Rashid Khan (captain), Asghar Afghan, Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmat Shah, Javed Ahmadi, Afsar Zazai, Gulbadin Naib, Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Karim Janat, Sharafudin Ashraf, Ibrahim Zadran, Yamin Ahmadzai, Naveen-ul-Haq, Ikram Alikhil, Mujeeb-ur-Rahman.

Twenty20 squad: Rashid Khan (captain), Asghar Afghan, Hazratullah Zazai, Ibrahim Zadran, Javed Ahmadi, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Gulbadin Naib, Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Karim Janat, Sharafudin Ashraf, Fareed Ahmad, Yamin Ahmadzai, Naveen-ul-Haq, Sayed Ahmad Shirzad, Mujeeb-ur-Rahman

Updated Date: October 26, 2019 16:22:30 IST

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