Afghanistan

Mohammad Nabi

Mohammad Nabi (captain)

A right-handed batsman, who also bowls off-break, Nabi is captaining Afghanistan in its maiden World Cup campaign Down Under.
Nawroz Mangal

Nawroz Mangal

Nawroz Khan Mangal had captained Afghanistan in the past and is a right-handed batsman, who also bowls off break.
Asghar Stanikzai

Asghar Stanikzai

Stanikzai is a middle-order batsman, who could stay on crease playing slow innings and intermittently could also go for big shots.
Samiullah Shenwari

Samiullah Shenwari

A right-handed batsman, Shenwari can also bowl leg break. In fact he started his career as leg spinner but his batting exploits with the bat was soon recognized and then onwards his spin bowling took the back seat.
Afsar Zazai (wk)

Afsar Zazai (wk)

A wicket-keeper batsman, Zazai is capable of playing important knocks for the team.
Najibullah Zadran

Najibullah Zadran

A left-handed batsman, Zadran also bowls right-arm off break.
Nasir Jamal

Nasir Jamal

Nasir is basically a middle-order batsman, who can occasionally also bowl leg spin, when team is looking for a break through.
Mirwais Ashraf

Mirwais Ashraf

Although Team Afghanistan has banked on its express fast bowlers to come under international cricket radar, but Ashraf has made his presence felt bowling at military medium pace while employing seam movement and irksome accuracy to confuse batsman.

Gulbadin Naib

Gulbadin Naib

Facing hardships in personal life, Naib is an important batting all-rounder in Afghanistan side and bowls right-arm fast-medium.
Hamid Hassan

Hamid Hassan

The first Afghanistan cricketer ever to play at Lord’s when he took 1 for 23, representing MCC against a select Europe XI, Hassan can swing the ball both ways to the torment of batsmen.
Shapoor Zadran

Shapoor Zadran

Tall Zadran bowls fast and his pace increases if he is angry. He could also chip in important runs for the side.
Dawlat Zadran

Dawlat Zadran

Dawlat Zadran bowling action resembles Pakistan former pacer Waqar Younis, and not equally but likewise, he could reach a speed rarely achieved by associate team pacers.
Aftab Alam

Aftab Alam

An energetic seamer, Alam is a wicket-taking bowler in spite his short height.
Javed Ahmadi

Javed Ahmadi

Ahmadi is an opening batsman for Afghanistan and has modelled his game on Michael Vaughan. Unlike his teammates, Ahmedi doesn’t play the ball in the air too much and yet manages to pile runs quickly.
Usman Ghani

Usman Ghani

18-year-old Ghani is a bold opening batsman and was capped in an international match much before his 18th birthday.