Rashid Khan has been appointed Afghanistan captain for all three codecs.© AFP
The Afghan Cricket Board (ACB) named leg spinnerRashid Khancaptain in all places in the total indispensable codecs Friday, despite a disappointing World Cup for the Twenty20 sensation. Asghar Afghan used to be also appointed Vice-Captain, the ACB said within the tweet asserting the resolution, which gave no extra particulars. Khan got right here into the World Cup as cricket’s freshest property after catching the gaze alongside with his leg spinners for Afghanistan.
— Afghanistan Cricket Board (@ACBofficials)July 12, 2019
But the Twenty20 superstar, who performed a number one role for hundreds of aspects in franchise cricket in all places in the globe, claimed handiest six wickets in nine games because the Afghans returned dwelling with out notching up a single purchase.
Gulbadin Naib, who skippered the team for the World Cup, defended his premier spinner after their closing loss to West Indies, asserting “he gives 100 percent”.
The 20-twelve months-ragged Rashid, who’s no 1 within the T20 rankings, negate the cricket world abuzz when he became the quickest bowler to take 100 ODI wickets, in 44 suits.
Afghanistan is one in all the fairytale tales of contemporary sport, with cricket equipped to the war-torn nation by returning refugees who had learnt relating to the sport in camps in neighbouring Pakistan.
But their second ever World Cup used to be chastening, and whereas they headed dwelling with more ride below their belts, there are also indispensable questions over their batting strength and scarcity of quality seam bowlers.