Asghar Afghan to retire after Afghanistan vs Namibia match T20 World Cup 2021
of the game. Afghanistan batsman Asghar Afghan will retire from all formats of the game after his side’s T20 World Cup Super 12 match versus Namibia on Sunday.
The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) revealed the 33-year-old former captain’s retirement on its Twitter deal with on Saturday.
“Afghanistan’s ex-captain Asghar Afghan who holds the highest winning streak as a captain in T20 internationals going beyond Indian legend MS Dhoni by one additional win decides to bid goodbye with all formats of cricket in Afghanistan’s third match versus Namibia at @T20WorldCup,” the ACB stated.
“@ACBofficials invites and respects his decision, expresses gratitude for his services to the country. It will take a lot of tough work for young Afghan cricketers to fill his shoes.”
The right-handed batsman has played in 6 Tests, 114 ODIs and 74 T20Is after making his debut in 2009. He has actually scored 440 perform at approximately 44 in Tests, 2424 runs in ODIs at an average of 24.73 and 1351 runs in T20Is at approximately 21.79.
Afghanistan won their opening match against Scotland by 130 runs prior to suffering a five-wicket defeat at the hands of Pakistan in the ongoing T20 World Cup up until now.
Released at Sat, 30 Oct 2021 16:18:01 -0500