BAN vs AFG Test: Rashid Khan to miss one-off Test against Bangladesh

BAN vs AFG Test: Rashid Khan has been rested for the upcoming one-off test between Bangladesh and Afghanistan.

BAN vs AFG Test: Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) announced that Rashid Khan will not take part in the upcoming one-off Test match against Bangladesh. .

BAN vs AFG Test: The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) has announced that leg spinner and former Afghanistan skipper Rashid Khan will not take part in the upcoming one-off Test match against Bangladesh. Rashid didn’t play two ODIs against Sri Lanka on Afghanistan’s tour of Sri Lanka due to an injury and has now been rested for the Test in Mirpur, which is set to begin on June 14. ACB announced Rashid’s absence from the squad on their Twitter handle.

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Along with Rashid, Afghan allrounder Azmatullah Omarzai also won’t feature in the Test. He missed the third ODI against Sri Lanka and is now set to sit out the Test with a groin injury.

According to ACB, he will undergo rehab and remain under full medical observation until he makes his return.

Vice-captain Rahmat Shah remains likely to feature alongside Abdul Malik and Ibrahim Zadran to add strength to the top order.

Afsar Zazai and Ikram Alikhil will go into the Test as Afghanistan’s wicketkeeping options. Javed Ahmadi and Wafadar Momand, who haven’t featured in a Test for Afghanistan since March 2021, will continue to miss out on red-ball cricket

However, 34-year-old Noor Ali Zadran has found a spot among the reserves.

Afghanistan Squad: Hashmatullah Shahidi (capt), Rahmat Shah (vice-captain), Afsar Zazai (wk), Ikram Alikhil, Ibrahim Zadran, Abdul Malik, Bahir Shah, Nasir Jamal, Karim Janat, Zahir Khan, Izharulhaq Naveed, Amir Hamza, Ibrahim Abdulrahimzai, Yamin Ahmadzai, Nijat Masood

Reserves: Noor Ali Zadran, Zia-ur-Rehman, Azmatullah Omarzai and Sayed Shirzad.

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