Afghanistan has named their final 15 man squad after a training camp in Potchefstroom, South Africa.
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Afghanistan flew to South Africa with 23 men which has been trimmed to the final 15 man squad. With most of their players relatively unknown on the world stage, one surprise that stands out is 31 year old Hamid Hassan has been included despite having played his last ODI in 2016.
A new captain Gulbadin Naib has been named after the axing of Asghar Afghan.
Afghanistan will go into the world cup as the lowest ranked team but will have the services of the top-ranked ODI all-rounder Rashid Khan.
Afghanistan will start their campaign on the 1st of June against the defending champions Australia.
Afghanistan squad: Gulbadin Naib (capt), Mohammad Shahzad (wk), Noor Ali Zadran, Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmat Shah, Asghar Afghan, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Najibullah Zadran, Samiullah Shinwari, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Dawlat Zadran, Aftab Alam, Hamid Hassan, Mujeeb ur Rahman