Nabi. (Photograph Supply: Albert Perez – ICC/ICC by way of Getty Photographs )

Mohammad Nabi has stepped down from captaincy duties after Afghanistan’s heartbreaking loss towards Australia of their final T20 World Cup 2022 fixture on Friday (November 4) on the Adelaide Oval. The veteran all-rounder struggled with each bat and ball within the mega match as Afghanistan completed their marketing campaign and not using a single win.

Nabi, 37, bowled just one over towards Australia the place he conceded 14 runs and not using a wicket after which managed to attain just one run. He scored solely 17 runs and took one wicket in three innings within the match regardless of displaying some promising shows within the warm-up video games.

After the sport, Nabi posted a Tweet the place he apologised to followers for Afghanistan’s poor efficiency within the World Cup. He additionally talked about that he’ll proceed taking part in for the nation each time the workforce wants him. Nabi additionally identified that the choice committee, workforce administration and he weren’t on the identical web page throughout Afghanistan’s current excursions, which immediately affected the workforce steadiness.  

“Our T20 World Cup journey got here to an finish, with a consequence that not us nor our supporters had been anticipating. We’re as annoyed as you might be with the result of matches. From the final one 12 months, our workforce preparation was to not a stage {that a} captain would need it or wanted for a giant match. Furthermore, in a number of the final excursions the workforce administration, choice committee and I weren’t on the identical web page which had implications on the workforce steadiness.

“Subsequently, with due respect, efficient instantly I announce to STEP DOWN as a CAPTAIN & will proceed to play for my nation when the administration & workforce want me. I thank each single one in all you from the underside of my coronary heart who got here to the grounds regardless of matches being affected by the rain and those that supported us worldwide, your love actually means so much to us. Lengthy reside Afghanistan,” Nabi wrote in his Tweet.

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