New Delhi. The last few weeks have been extremely difficult for Afghanistan cricket. Ever since the Taliban took over Afghanistan, the future of the cricket team there seems to be in balance. However, Afghanistan’s head coach Lance Klusener has praised the Taliban, saying that they are supporting the cricket team and standing completely with the team. Lance Klusener said that this is very good news for the Afghan team in terms of T20 World Cup 2021.
Lance Klusner told AFP, ‘The Taliban is supporting and promoting cricket. He is very happy with our team and he wants us to move forward. This is like a big change for Afghanistan. It will take some time for it to stand on its own feet. Let us tell you that according to the report of Telegraph, Afghanistan cricket team will now play under the flag of Taliban but ICC is refusing to allow it in T20 World Cup. However, Lance Klusener has full hopes that the Afghan team will be seen playing in the T20 World Cup 2021.
Afghan team did not get UAE visa
Let us tell you that the Afghanistan team has not got the UAE visa yet. Klusner told that he wanted to set up a camp with his team in the UAE a month ago, but it is not happening. Klusener, however, expressed happiness that the team’s key players are playing the T20 league and this will lead to good preparation for the T20 World Cup.
Let us tell you that Afghanistan has selected a very strong team for the T20 World Cup. Mohammad Shahzad has returned to the team. However, T20 captain Rashid Khan stepped down as soon as the team was announced. Now Mohammad Nabi has once again been given the command of the team in the T20 World Cup.
Afghanistan team for T20 World CupRashid Khan, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Hazratullah Zazai, Usman Ghani, Asghar Afghan, Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Mohammad Shahzad, Mujeeb ur Rehman, Karim Jannat, Gulbadin Naib, Naveen ul Haq, Hamid Hasan, Sharafuddin Ashraf, , Shapoor Zadran and Kays Ahmed