Rashid Khan excited to lead Afghanistan in Bangladesh Test
CHITTAGONG: the rotating prodigy of Afghanistan Rashid Khan He faces a difficult challenge when he captains his side for the first time against Bangladesh in only the third test of his country devastated by the war as of Thursday.
Afghanistan obtained Test status in 2017. On their first outing in June 2018, India hit them in two days, but in the second in March they beat their newly arrived fellow Ireland for seven wickets.
Rashid, who spun his legs, was named captain of the three formats after his terrible World Cup campaign in England and Wales, when they lost all nine games and were chased by several controversies.
the Indian Premier League ( IPL ) Star will become the youngest test captain at the age of 20 and 350 days when he goes out in the test match at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong.
It will surpass Tatenda Taibu of Zimbabwe, who made his debut as test captain only eight days older than Rashid against Sri Lanka in Harare in 2004.
(Estoy) bastante emocionado. Es un nuevo rol ser capitán del equipo y haré todo lo posible para ser positivo y disfrutar el juego, dijo Rashid a the periodistas el viernes pasado después de la llegada de su equipo a Chittagong.
the Afghan side has been through turmoil in recent months.
In April 2019, the Afghanistan cricket board (ACB) appointed Rahmat Shah as the test captain, replacing Asghar Afghan, who led the team in his first two Test matches.
But the appointment of Rashid as captain of the Test after the World Cup means that Shah was removed before taking over a match.
They will face a team that won five of their last 10 home tests, including one against England and Australia.
Se espera que Bangladesh realice un fuerte ataque contra the visitantes para la Prueba única, pero el entrenador interino afgano Andy Moles dijo que no tienen miedo.
We have a massive respect for the Bangladesh team. They are one level above us. (But) we are not afraid of Bangladesh, Moles told reporters in Chittagong on Monday.
No tenemos la ilusión de que este será un examen riguroso de nuestras habilidades. Si pudiéramos mostrar aplicación y concentración, somos capaces de hacer algo especial en the próximos cinco días.
Afghanistan will also play a tournament of twenty Twenty20 nations starting September 13 with Zimbabwe and host Bangladesh.
Bangladesh (from): Shadman Islam, Mominul Haque, Soumya Sarkar, Shakib Al Hasan (capt), Mahmudullah Riyad, Mohammad Mithun, Mushfiqur Rahim, Liton Das, Taijul Islam, Mosaddek Hossain, Nayeem Hasan, Mehedi Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Ebadat Hossain, Abu Jayed.
Afghanistan (de): Rashid Khan (capt), Ihsanullah Janat, Javid Ahmadi, Ibrahim Zadran, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Asghar Afghan, Ikram Alikhil, Mohammad Nabi, Qais Ahmad, Sayed Ahmad Shirzad, Yamin Ahmadzai, Zahir Khan Pakteen, Afsar Zazairan, Afsar Zazairan, Afsar Zazaran