Rashid named Afghanistan captain across all formats

first_img Cricket 07 Jul 2019 Afghanistan to play West Indies test in India {{category}} {{time}} {{title}} Cricket 22 Apr 2019 Cricket – Paceman Hassan surprise pick in Afghanistan World Cup squad Related News Related Newscenter_img (Reuters) – Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan has been appointed as the team’s new captain across all three formats, the country’s cricket board (ACB) announced https://twitter.com/ACBofficials/status/1149643250606600193 on Friday.Rashid, 20, who already captains the team in Twenty20 Internationals, will take over from Gulbadin Naib in one-dayers and Rahmat Shah in tests.The decision follows Afghanistan’s dismal run at the Cricket World Cup, where they lost all nine of their matches and finished at the bottom of the standings.Asghar Afghan, who was sacked as captain ahead of the World Cup, will be Rashid’s deputy. Cricket 13h ago De Villiers defends offer to play for South Africa at World Cup Afghan, who led his country to a maiden test win against Ireland earlier this year, has been a regular member of the team since 2009. (Reporting by Hardik Vyas in Bengaluru; Editing by Jan Harvey)last_img

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