October 2, 2023 9:14 am
Afghanistan Speeds Up: Naveen Tends to make a Comeback for Globe Cup
Afghanistan Speeds Up: Naveen Makes a Comeback for World Cup


Speedy bowler Naveen-ul-Haq has been incorporated in Afghanistan’s 1-day squad for the upcoming Globe Cup in India immediately after a gap of a lot more than two years. Despite the fact that he has been a frequent function in Twenty20 Internationals, his final ODI look was against Ireland in January 2021. Naveen-ul-Haq will join Fazalhaq Farooqi, Abdul Rahman, and all-rounder Azmatullah Omarzai in Afghanistan’s pace attack for the tournament.

Regardless of missing the ongoing Asia Cup due to a side strain, Omarzai has recovered and reclaimed his location in the 15-member squad. The spin division will be led by the knowledgeable Rashid Khan, who will be supported by Mohammad Nabi, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, and Noor Ahmad. All-rounder Gulbadin Naib, who captained Afghanistan for the duration of their disappointing campaign in the 2019 Globe Cup, has been named as 1 of the 3 reserve players.

Afghanistan’s Globe Cup campaign will start on October 7 against Bangladesh in Dharamsala. The squad, led by captain Hashmatullah Shahidi, also consists of Ibrahim Zadran, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Rahmat Shah, Riaz Hassan, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Ikram Alikhil, Azmatullah Omarzai, Rashid Khan, Abdul Rahman, Noor Ahmad, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Fazalhaq Farooqi, and Naveen-ul-Haq.

This news was reported by Amlan Chakraborty in New Delhi and edited by Peter Rutherford.


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