Gulbadin Naib. (Photograph Supply: Graham Denholm-ICC/ICC by way of Getty Photographs)

The Occasion Technical Committee of the ICC Males’s T20 World Cup 2022 has authorized Gulbadin Naib as a substitute for Hazratullah Zazai within the Afghanistan squad.

Naib who’s a travelling reserve was named as a substitute after Zazai was dominated out as a result of an belly muscle pressure.

The substitute of a participant requires the approval of the Occasion Technical Committee earlier than the substitute participant may be formally added to the squad.

The Occasion Technical Committee of the ICC Males’s T20 World Cup 2022 consists of Wasim Khan, ICC Common Supervisor – Cricket (Chair); Chris Tetley, ICC Head of Occasions; Peter Roach, Cricket Australia, Shane Doyle, Males’s T20 World Cup Native Organising Committee; Shaun Pollock (Impartial) and Ian Bishop (Impartial).

Australian climate performs spoilsport to Afghanistan’s World Cup desires

Afghanistan have thus far performed just one match on the match, as their remaining two fixtures towards New Zealand and Eire had been deserted as a result of rain, with out even the toss happening, which has put their marketing campaign in bother.

Hazratullah Zazai was part of the workforce’s taking part in mixture when Afghanistan confronted England within the marketing campaign opener, however he managed to attain solely seven runs whereas opening the lineup for his workforce with the bat.

The 31-year-old Gulbadin Naib is a batting all-rounder, and his final worldwide outing within the T20I format was towards New Zealand when the 2 groups met again in November 2021. Since then, he has featured solely within the 50-over format in worldwide cricket.

Afghanistan are scheduled to play two extra matches within the Tremendous 12 stage of the T20 World Cup 2022. They are going to lock horns with Sri Lanka on November 01, 2022 earlier than taking over Australia for the primary time ever, on November 04th. Notably, that shall be Afghanistan’s ultimate fixture of the group stage.

Afghanistan are at present within the fifth place within the factors desk of group 1 with two factors to their identify, they usually haven’t gained a single match within the match thus far. They bagged the 2 factors as each their earlier encounters had been known as off and the 2 groups shared some extent every.

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