8 uncapped players in Afghanistan’s Test squad
Published: 02:58 PM, 19 February 2021
Afghanistan have announced a 19-man squad for their two-match Test series against Zimbabwe, starting 2 March in Abu Dhabi.
Asghar Afghan will lead the side, who was reappointed as the captain after Rashid Khan. Eight members of Afghanistan’s 19-man squad are uncapped.
Afghanistan played their last Test against West Indies in November 2019, which they lost by nine wickets.
The two-match Test series starts on 2 March in Abu Dhabi and the second match will start on 10 March.
Afghanistan Test squad: Asghar Afghan (c), Ibrahim Zadran, Rahmat Shah, Javed Ahmadi, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Afsar Zazai, Nasir Jamal, Abdul Malik, Munir Ahmad Kakar, Shahidullah Kamal, Bahir Shah Mohboob, Rashid Khan, Amir Hamza, Fazal Haq Farooqi, Sayed Ahmad Shirzad, Saleem Safi, Wafadar Momand, Zia Ur Rahman Akbar, Yamin Ahmadzai
Zimbabwe Test squad: Sean Williams (c), Ryan Burl, Sikandar Raza, Regis Chakabva, Kevin Kasuza, Wesley Madhevere, Wellington Masakadza, Prince Masvaure, Brandon Mavuta, Tarisai Musakanda, Richmond Mutumbami, Blessing Muzarabani, Richard Ngarava, Victor Nyauchi, Donald Tiripano