Bangladesh vs Afghanistan: One month after a thrilling victory over Afghanistan in the Asia Cup, the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 will clash between these prominent South Asian teams. This highly anticipated encounter is set to take place at the picturesque HPCA stadium in Dharamsala. For Afghanistan, this tournament marks their third appearance in the ICC Cricket World Cup, following their debut in 2015, when they were hailed as the rising stars of the cricketing world.
Bangladesh vs Afghanistan | Squad, Date & Venue
Over the years, Afghanistan has solidified its reputation as a formidable cricketing force, and they now boast one of the world’s most celebrated talents in the form of leg-spinning all-rounder Rashid Khan. The spin expertise of former captain Mohammad Nabi and the emerging off-spinner Mujib Ur Rahman complements Khan’s exceptional skills. With this formidable spin trio in their ranks, Afghanistan aims to progress beyond the group stage for the first time in World Cup history.
Date: Saturday, October 7, 10:30am (05:00 GMT)
Bangladesh: Litton Das, Tanzid Hasan, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mushfiqur Rahim (wicketkeeper), Shakib al-Hasan (captain), Mahmudullah, Mahedi Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Tanzim Hasan Sakib
Afghanistan: Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wicketkeeper), Ibrahim Zadran, Rahmat Shah, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Hashmatullah Shahidi (captain), Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Noor Ahmad, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Naveen ul Haq