Afghanistan in 2015 World Cup

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Afghanistan is in Pool A of the 2015 World Cup. The team is led by Mohammad Nabi. This is Afghanistan's maiden World Cup appearance, making it the 13th Associate Nation to make their debut in the World Cup.

Squad

The following are the players in the squad of Afghanistan that will compete in the tournament.

  • Mohammad Nabi (Captain)
  • Afsar Zazai (Wicketkeeper)
  • Aftab Alam
  • Asghar Stanikzai
  • Dawlat Zadran
  • Gulbadin Naib
  • Hamid Hassan
  • Javed Ahmadi
  • Mirwais Ashraf
  • Najibullah Zadran
  • Nasir Jamal
  • Nawroz Mangal
  • Samiullah Sehnwari
  • Shapoor Zadran
  • Usman Ghani
  • Hashmatullah Shaidi (Standy Player)
  • Izatullah Dawlatzai (Standby Player)
  • Shafiqullah (Standby Player)
  • Sharafuddin Ashraf (Standby Player)

Fixtures

  • Feb 10, 2015: vs India (warm-up) - India won by 153 runs
  • Feb 13, 2015: vs United Arab Emirates (warm-up) - Afghanistan won by 14 runs
  • Feb 18, 2015: vs Bangladesh at Manuka Oval, Canberra - lost by 105 runs
  • Feb 22, 2015: vs Sri Lanka at University Oval, Dunedin
  • Feb 26, 2015: vs Scotland at University Oval, Dunedin
  • Mar 4, 2015: vs Australia at Western Australia Cricket Association Ground, Perth
  • Mar 8, 2015: vs New Zealand at McLean Park, Napier
  • Mar 13, 2015: vs England at Sydney Cricket Ground