The Grange Club, Edinburgh, May 08, Wednesday at 03:30 PM IST
Afghanistan's World Cup preparations get underway as they play Scotland in the first of two-match One Day Series at The Grange Club, Edinburgh on Wednesday evening.
The Asian cricket nation is on a tour to the Scotland where they will be playing two one-day international, followed by two more one-dayers against Ireland. After that, the fastest growing cricket nation will be playing two warm-up games against Pakistan and England respectively before starting their world cup journey with the mighty Australians.
Afghanistan are being seen as a team which can spring a surprise or two in the Cricket's showpiece event. The fact that they are starting they play a substantial amount of cricket in England and Wales, will make them more familiar with the atmosphere and the settings.
Scotland are not in the World Cup. They will be keen to make a show against Afghanistan and show the world that they are not a sidekick to England anymore.
This is going to be an interesting series.
AFGH vs SCO Team News:
Superstars Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi are not in the squad as the duo is plying their trade in the Indian Premier League. This is a chance for the other members of the squad that they are capable enough to win games in the absence of two of their biggest talents.
AFGH vs SCO Playing 11:
The probable AFGH vs SCO playing 11 is listed below.
Kyle Coetzer (c), George Munsey, Matthew Cross, Calum MacLeod, Richie Berrington, Craig Wallace, Michael Leask, Tom Sole, Safyaan Shariff, Alasdair Evans, Mark Watt
Gulbadin Naib (c), Mohammad Shahzad (wk), Hashmatullah Shahidi, Najibullah Zadran, Samiullah Shinwari, Noor Ali Zadran, Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmat Shah, Asghar Afghan, Dawlat Zadran, Mujeeb Ur Rahman
Kyle Coetzer (c), Alasdair Evans, Michael Jones, Michael Leask, Richie Berrington, Matthew Cross (wk), Calum MacLeod, Safyaan Sharif, Tom Sole, Gavin Main, George Munsey, Craig Wallace, Mark Watt, Brad Wheal
Gulbadin Naib (c), Mohammad Shahzad (wk), Hashmatullah Shahidi, Najibullah Zadran, Samiullah Shinwari, Noor Ali Zadran, Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmat Shah, Asghar Afghan, Dawlat Zadran, Aftab Alam, Hamid Hassan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman
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AFGH vs SCO Dream11 Team:
Samiullah Shinwari | Rahmat Shah | Asghar Afghan
George Munsey | Kyle Coetzer
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