Asia Cup 2018 was the most recent ICC event in which the world saw a refined Afghanistan National Cricket Team in the hottest of sparks. Even though they do not have a very long cricketing history. They have amazed us all with their jaw-dropping performance especially in the T20 and ODI formats. The team ranks 10th in the ICC ODI Rankings but they shall soon reach the better ones as well. In this article, we shall share the Afghanistan Cricket Team Schedule, Players, and Rankings for World Cup 2019.
Afghanistan enters their second Cricket World Cup as rank outsiders but they have the potential to cause a few upsets. The Afghanistan Cricket Board have had their decision to change the captain of the ODI group right before a major tournament questioned. Gulbadin Naib will now lead the group, though former skipper Asghar Afghan remains a key member of the middle-order. Afghanistan won the World Cup Qualifier tournament last year against West Indies, knocked Sri Lanka out of the Asia Cup and tied with India in the same tournament so they have quality.
All of us realize that the biggest cricketing event of the year World Cup 2019 is going to inaugurate on 30th May 2019. ICC has officially announced the World Cup Schedule 2019. If you are looking forward to the event, you have got to do proper tracking of the schedules, live streaming links, and also World Cup 2019 live scores. All of these updates will be available for absolutely free on our website.
Afghanistan Cricket Team Schedule:
Listed below are the dates, venues, and opponents against whom Afghanistan Cricket Team will be playing.
Afghanistan’s Schedule and Time Table at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019:
(All timings in PST)
- June 1 (Saturday): Afghanistan vs Australia – Bristol – 5.00 pm (PST)
- June 4 (Tuesday): Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka – Cardiff – 2.30 pm
- June 8 (Saturday): Afghanistan vs New Zealand – Taunton – 5.00 pm
- June 15 (Saturday): South Africa vs Afghanistan – Cardiff – 5.30 pm
- June 18 (Tuesday): England vs Afghanistan – Manchester – 5.30 pm
- June 22 (Saturday): India vs Afghanistan – Southampton – 2.30 pm
- June 24 (Monday): Bangladesh vs Afghanistan – Southampton – 2.30 pm
- June 29 (Saturday): Pakistan vs Afghanistan – Leeds – 2.30 pm
- July 4 (Thursday): Afghanistan vs West Indies – Leeds – 2.30 pm
Afghanistan Cricket Team Players for World Cup 2019:
- Afsar Zazai
- Aftab Alam
- Amir Hamza
- Asghar Afghan
- Dawlat Zadran
- Fareed Ahmad
- Gulbadin Naib
- Hashmatullah Shahidi
- Hazratullah Zazai
- Javed Ahmadi
- Karim Janat
- Mirwais Ashraf
- Mohammad Nabi
- Mohammad Shahzad
- Mujeeb Ur Rahman
- Najeeb Tarakai
- Najibullah Zadran
- Nasir Jamal
- Nawroz Mangal
- Noor Ali Zadran
- Rahmat Shah
- Rashid Khan
- Samiullah Shinwari
- Shabir Noori
- Shapoor Zadran
- Sharafuddin Ashraf
- Usman Ghani
The squad seems talented and we are hoping for the same and even better performances than Asia Cup 2018. If they do so, this World Cup will be very entertaining.
Afghanistan Cricket Team Ranking in World Cup 2019:
Afghanistan Cricket Team is currently ranked on the 10th spot in the ICC ODI Rankings which were recently published.