Asghar Afghan (AFP characterize)
KABUL: The Afghanistan Cricket Board has stripped Asghar Afghan of the nationwide crew captaincy, blaming him for losing the Test match in opposition to Zimbabwe in March at Abu Dhabi.
The ACB acknowledged in an announcement on Monday that “a number of of Afghan’s selections as captain of the crew resulted in Afghanistan’s loss to Zimbabwe within the first Test of the sequence.”
The ACB didn’t highlight any particular resolution made by Afghan all by the match but acknowledged the resolution to make a choice him from the captaincy used to be taken on the root of an “investigation conducted by ACB’s investigative committee.”
Zimbabwe thumped Afghanistan by 10 wickets inside of two days within the first Test forward of Afghanistan leveled the sequence by successful the 2d sport by six wickets.
Left-handed batsman Hashmatullah Shahidi used to be appointed as recent Test and ODI captain whereas Rahmat Shah could well be Shahid’s deputy in both codecs.
High-ranked Twenty20 leg-spinner Rashid Khan used to be named vice-captain for T20s whereas the ACB acknowledged this could well also rapidly utter a captain for the structure.