T20 Squad Selection : Rashid Khan steps down as Afghanistan skipper
Afghanistan cricketer Rashid Khan has stepped down as the skipper of the national side soon after the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) announced the squad for upcoming T20 World Cup.
The leg spinner complained that his opinions was not sought before finalising the squad selection for the world cup. Veteran wicketkeeper batsman Mohammad Shahzad was also included in the 15 member squad by ACB.
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The selection committee and ACB (Afghanistan Cricket Board) has not obtained my consent for the team which has been announced by ACB media,” Rashid said in a tweet, moments after the ACB tweeted the 18-member squad and also named two reserve players.
Afghanistan National Cricket Team Squad for the World T20 Cup 2021. pic.twitter.com/exlMQ10EQx— Afghanistan Cricket Board (@ACBofficials) September 9, 2021